Meet the South African Artist Who Turns Scrap Into Robots

"I have been good with my hands since I was a young boy of eight," said Hoosain Dixon, Bridgetown's 'Robot Man' who turns scrap metal into robot-styled art pieces.

Bridgetown Man Makes Robots from Scrap

PHOTO ESSAYS: Bridgetown Man Makes Robots from Scrap

Bridgetown's "Robot Man" sits at a little table outside his house filled with pieces of scrap from a nearby dump site. Near him is his latest creation, Robot 5 (R5) which took about two months to ...

Robot 5 greets visitors to Hoosain Dixon’s yard.

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