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ROBOTMANIA show

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For one week only in Ponsonby Central I will be showing new robots, robot-dogs, moose heads paintings and prints. Opening at 5 pm Monday October 14th – Sunday 20th. I will be there during the week from 9.30-6pm.

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Trophy heads at QT Museum Hotel

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TV Interview

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Here’s an interview for NZ Chinese TV Channel 37

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Interview of Robotman for China

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I was interviewed for Chinese lifestyle article by the amazing Chersome It is in mandarin but has great photos embedded too. Read it here

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Buggyrobot at Guangzhou International Art Fair

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My artwork has been well received at Guangzhou International Art Fair https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/AUsuiqIQLHS_MKRvqO6aXQ  

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China trip

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I joined five other NZ artists on a Chromacon tour to the Chengdu creativity and design week 2017. We showcased New Zealand art on a cultural trip of discovery.

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Photo show is now on line

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My photo exhibition for The Auckland Festival Of Photography is now on line and A3 prints are available at NZ$20 just contact me to check availability. Street Style Gallery    

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Trophies for NZ Beard Champs

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I have made a series of 4 trophies for the NZ beard and moustache champs. 4th NZ BEARD & MOUSTACHE COMPETITION on Friday October 27th

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Auction for charity

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I have donated a large “Trophy Head” for the Frameworks charity collective. Make a a bid HERE

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Container Globe model for NYC

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Martin built a scale model of the Globe Theatre as a promotional piece for a New York display for “The Container Globe” made from New Zealand license plates. www.thecontainerglobe.com

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Prizes for the NZ Beard Champs

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I have been making trophies for the New Zealand Beard and Moustache champs https://www.facebook.com/nzbeardandmoustache/?fref=ts

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Follow this robot’s travels

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Follow the travels of this robot as we take him around New Zealand and Japan on tour just like a garden gnome on holiday Hanzoku’s Diary

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Bike print

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A3 size print of my watercolour illustration on archival 250gsm paper. NZ$50 plus postage

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Robot show in New York

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Attack Of The Robots New York Buggy robot had a sell out show in the Big Apple and put on a show in Manhattan’s ORA gallery . There were 20 robots, posters, prints and projections of my animations and short films.

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Robots at MOTAT museum

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My 6 week exhibition kicks off with the MOTAT Steam Fair. Open 7 days a week from May 24th – June 30th Here is the event on Facebook 

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Attack Of The Robots 2015 @ Allpress Gallery

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“A robot invasion in downtown Auckland” is what Martin Horspool is planning for his next show before he takes his metal army to New York later in the year. Previous exhibitions have sold out and this is the last chance …

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Buggyrobot in Beijing

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An enormous Steampunk exhibition is in Beijing with two of my robots and lots of my illustrations and photos.   Place: 751 Live Tank Exhibition Hall 2 F (about more than 1500 m2) Period: from Mid October ~ end of …

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My animation

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I have been making a small animation in my workshop

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“Whaubots” for Art Week

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A large display of Martin’s assemblage robots at the Avondale Library for Whau the People and Auckland Art Week featuring the 2 metre tall Mrs Splorebot and other pieces from the artist’s personal collection. Sept 27 – Oct 19th 93 Rosebank Road Avondale …

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Portrait of a Robot show

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Photo exhibition at Salvation Kitchen Cafe, 1843 Great North Rd, Avondale, Auckland. From Sept 20th 2014

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Kiwi Rebels With a Cause

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Kiwi Rebels With a Cause Photos by Martin Horspool by Martin Horspool

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Robots in Soeul

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I have some robots and artwork on show in Korea.   Art of Victorian Futurism at the Hangaram Art Museum at Artcenter IDA in Seoul, South Korea, March 8 – May 18, 2014 http://artcenterida.com

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Drumming robot

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Here is a drumming robot that I built for a friend who has long curly grey hair and loves to drum. You can watch the video here…… https://vimeo.com/26778824

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“Stolen Robot Alert” in NZ Herald

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Robot thieves caught on camera “Our beloved Robot ‘Sid’ was stolen from the offices of [technology company] Propellerhead in Drake St at 3.30am yesterday morning,” writes Sharyn. “We think it may be a stolen-to-order crime by an Auckland robot-crime syndicate. …

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Latest commission

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I have finally completed a set of 3 robots for a girl in Auckland whose grandfather died 25 years ago and they have to clear out his shed to sell the house. She wanted something to represent him and as …

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Robot Road Trip to Salvation

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I have a selection of large photos on display from my book “Robot Road Trip” at the Salvation Kitchen Cafe in Avondale. Pop in to have a look and taste the best donuts in Auckland while you are there.

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Rottenbot

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Look out for “Rottenbot” the punk, lurking in the background of the documentary film “Shihad Beautiful Machine.”

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New Merchandise

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Martin has been busy printing some tea towels, t-shirts and bags. See the Goodies section.

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Mr & Mrs Splorebot

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Mr & Mrs Splorebot on tour at Splore

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Splorebot and King Kapisi

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Great shot of the SPLOREBOT at 13 minutes in this great little music documentary…

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Viktor stars in Dukes video

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The “Secrets” video is officially launched starring “VIKTOR”: Director: James Solomon Female lead: Liesha Ward-Knox ‘Secrets’ is lifted from the band’s album ‘Still Life’, Best Independent Rock Album Oz/Nz on iTunes for 2010. www.facebook.com/dukestheband

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