Today I happened upon a display of Nid Kelly's ceramic robots at a shop in Melbourne. Kelly's robots have a rough, textured finish, but they look like plastic at first glance -- it was a small and delightful shock to pick one up and realize it was clay, not vinyl. The underlying forms are just great, real essence du robot, and the whimsical decor makes a great counterpoint to the serious, nearly Soviet robot shapes. Link
I write books. My latest is a YA science fiction novel called Homeland (it's the sequel to Little Brother). More books: Rapture of the Nerds (a novel, with Charlie Stross); With a Little Help (short stories); and The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow (novella and nonfic). I speak all over the place and I tweet and tumble, too.
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