The art of animation and automatons. Claudia Hart, Flower Matrix Augmented Lounge, 2018–19. Installation view. Miller ICA at Carnegie Mellon University. Courtesy of the artist. I first encountered the work of Claudia Hart in 2009 at the now-defunct (but much beloved) Jack the Pelican gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. That work, a video piece titled Ophelia, was a single static shot of an inert 3D-animated female figure suspended underwater; it seemed to connect the dots between digital art,...