Created by art collective Audio Tour Hack,“Artobots” is an unofficial and alternative audio tour for the exhibition oflegendary American Sculptor John Chamberlain, at New York’s Solomon R. GuggenheimMuseum. It changes the context of the art and sets the entire exhibition in therealm of the iconic pop-culture universe of the Transformers.
Theaudio tour depicts a scenario where the Decepticons (bad guys) have created anexhibition to commemorate their utter defeat of the Autobots (good guys). Each pieceis constructed with the Autobot wreckage from a futuristic war that took placeon February 24, 2028 A.D. – The tour plays with the audience’s perception ofwhat modern art actually is while focusing on bringing some smiles to theusually serious museum environment. Unlike most audio tours many of the soundfiles encourage interactivity thus providing much deeper level of engagement. Peoplecould download the audio tour online at audiotourhack.com then visit thegallery for themselves.