Archives for the category: 3D printed by conceptual artists and designers
December 22, 2014
Hung-Chih Peng is a Taiwanese artist who thinks outside of the box. His latest project involves printing a 26 foot long boat in 100,000 separate pieces on 30 3D printers. 3DPrint.com reports.
Peng’s latest work is The Deluge – Noah’s Ark, which is currently an exhibition that can be seen at the Taipei Fine Arts Museum. It takes a model of a boat, and twists and turns its body in a way that isn’t physically possible in the real world. The work is meant as a metaphor for showing the battle being waged by Mother Nature on the accelerated development of industrialized civilization.
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May 7, 2013
An artist is collecting stray DNA from the streets of New York City, and using it to conjure up 3D-printed versions of its original "donor". Wired reports.
In Heather Dewey-Hagborg shows, Stranger Visions (indeed), the artist calls attention to the impulse toward genetic determinism and the potential for a culture of genetic surveillance.
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October 19, 2012
At 3D Printshow 2012 in London, conceptual artists and designers showcased their work.
The selected works come from a range of disciplines including sculpture, jewellery design, animation and interactive art. Each work explores the ideas and concepts generated by this new artistic movement and are realized through a common medium: 3D printing. The exhibition marks a meeting point between established design convention and the potential provided by unprecedented advances in technology.
Image above shown in London: White glossy ceramic from Alice Etcaetera Boutique on Sculpteo.
October 3, 2012
In its 86-year history, the industrial design firm Teague has helped commercialize some groundbreaking technology, from the original Polaroid camera to the cabin of the 1946 Boeing Stratocruiser. They continue their legacy of innovation today with their design work on the first Xbox and the interiors of Boeing’s latest superplane, the 787 Dreamliner. And now they’ve started pushing into the 3D-printing world with the 13:30 headset, a creation they call the first “prototype as product.”
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