Artists love to portray technology as the villain, as a force for evil that makes short work of our humanity. (Call it the Hal Effect.) Matt Pyke isn’t one of them. The artist -- who, it should be noted, works out of a log cabin in Sheffield, England -- is an unabashed techno-optimist. As the 12 pieces in his latest exhibit show, from a morphing monster projected on the wall to dancers whose bodies float off into pixely abstraction in a powerful wind tunnel (below), technology and people can walk happily hand in hand.
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