Justine Emard is a French artist based in Paris. She works across a variety of mediums including photography, video, installation and augmented reality. For several years she has been collaborating with Japanese research Professor Takashi Ikegami’s lab at the University of Tokyo. In her work Co(AI)xistence a human dancer (Mirai Moriyama) and a human-like robot interact in a variety of ways, suggesting both courtship and confrontation.
I spoke with her to find out more about her unique practice and the ideas that motivate her work.