There’s A Robot Among Us
I’m now wishing we were in a time where a robot walks among us, making phone calls or leisurely pedaling his bicycle. I would not hesitate to introduce myself to him in the hopes that we would become fast friends. My ideal name for this robot would be Oscar. Don’t ask me why.
Finnish photographer Markku Lahdesmaki has created such a world in his series “Robot” – such a simple and yet effective title. Oscar (my personal pet name for him) is depicted as “one of the guys.” No menacing snarls, no implanting micro-chips in the human species, and no plots to take over the world. A simple drunk, waiting for laundry, robot-man. Now that’s my type of tin!