Created by Dana Zelig, Traces project explores the concept of programming everyday materials, a form of “physical programming” where objects are “made to act” on some form following specific instructions.
Created by David Bowen and titled “46°41’58.365″ lat. -91°59’49.0128″ long. @ 30m”, is a collection of five CNC routed clear acrylic cylinders capturing the water surface data from the source location.
Created by Matteo Crivella, Resonating Rotation of a Rigid Body is a sonic apparatus that combines sound frequency, vibration and physical property of materials.
Created by Mo H. Zareei, Rasper, Mutor and Rippler are a series of mechatronic sound-sculptures inspired by Brutalist architecture. The instruments are grouped into three different categories, based on the material and sound production mechanism they employ.
Created by Paolo Salvagione, String Fountain is a kinetic sculpture that uses propulsion to elevate a continuous piece of string into the air.
Created by Felix Luque, DWI Modular is a system comprised of 10 rhombic dodecahedrons, geometrical objects part of the family of ‘Space- ￼filling polyhedra’: shapes that can be assembled to generate a tessellation of an infinite space, acting as building blocks for a sculpture generator.
The Air Above is a new project by environmental designer Michael Pecirno that explores how public sculpture can find form and purpose entirely from its context.
Minibuilders is a research project comprised of a family of small-scale construction robots designed to perform diverse tasks, linked to the different phases of construction, finally working together as a family towards the implementation of a single structural outcome.
425 hanging pendants located in the new HQ of the Center for Strategic and International Studies visualise global data.
Captives is an ongoing series of digital and physical sculptures by Quayola and a contemporary homage to Michelangelo’s unfinished series “Prigioni” (1513-1534) and his technique of “non-finito”.
Derived from passion for baseball, Teehan+Lax Labs set out to create an iPad app to display Baseball stats but with a slight twist. The iPad cover that includes graphs cut in acrylic acts as data sculpture accompanying data displayed on the iPad.
Matthew Plummer-Fernandez’s ongoing exploration of digital fabrication and recent commission to produce a new work, titled Venus of Google, for Design Exquis. CAN was fortunate enough to engage him in a freewheeling conversation about the undertaking.