aku-aku: v.. To move a tall, flat bottomed object (such as a bookshelf) by swiveling it alternatively on its corners in a "walking" fashion. [After the book by Thor Heyerdahl theorising the statues of Easter Island were moved in this fashion.] source: LangMaker.com. Aku Aku also has another meaning to the islanders: a spiritual guide.
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omnicircus
Posted by dav at 2002 August 11 09:23 AM
File under: Events

I went to "GLORY HOLE - Robotic SEX and ART demo" at Omnicircus Saturday night. It was a rather strange show, as the event description linked above aptly illustrates.

Actual human/machine copulation did not materalize however, and I was a bit disappointed in that of course :)

It was quite a multimedia event. Robots, dancers, actors, computer animation projections, live music ...all surrounded by (or implemented by) some amazing post apocalyptic carnival artwork. And the venue itself was a star of the show. You can do a Quicktime VR Tour with the image below (use mouse to move, ctrl/shift zooms):

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