Scene: Professor Rodchenko, in the year 1920, at the Vehutemas Art College which was founded after the revolution and where El Lisitzky also taught for a time: "On the first day of lectures a man entered the studio who looked light a combination of pilot and motor cyclist. He wore a beige uniform-like jacket and gray-green plus-fours. He had a black cap on his head with a huge leather peak. His face was very pale and the intensive red lips stood out in the white of his face. Immediately I knew that this was the new type of human being" (By a former student).
"Kraftwerk" appeared "live" on their last tour as robots and/or left their live-performance to robots. The "Kraftwerk" clones look like imitations of "Kraftwerk" imitations. "Kraftwerk" trigger off endless series: They present dummies of dummies, imitations of imitations, they produce the mix of mix of mix etc.
They are the glass men of techno-music. In the window of the body there is nothing, it remains a smooth surface with an indication of a chest; a standard torso with no lower abdomen. Pneumatic arms with glove hands are stretched out to greet? to fight? to dance? ("Dance the "Kraftwerk"). Jim Whiting's constructions could be sitting in the audience, one would be among oneselves.