Caricatron 2.0

It’s an undeniable reality that automation is fast replacing human labor in many sectors of the job market today. That’s why, when tasked with imagining a midway of the future for a window display to be featured at NYU’s Kimmel Center, I, along with my partners Lauren Race and Amitabh Shrivastava, set out to create a portal into a future in which the roles of carneys are performed by robots. What resulted was Caricatron, a robotic caricature artist of the future.