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Thursday, May 5 • 12:45pm - 1:00pm
Fabricated Bodies: Materializing the Biotechnological Imagination

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Brooklyn-based artist Laura Splan will present her sculptures and new media projects that employ a variety of digital tools. Splan's conceptually based studio practice mines the narrative implications of technologies such as Arduino, Processing, computerized machine embroidery, and 3D printing. The artist will explain the intersections of art, science and technology in her conceptually based studio practice. She will present several digital fabrication and data-driven projects including "Doilies" (computerized machine embroidered lace), "Host" (3D printed sculptures stained with blood), and "Manifest" (Arduino EMG data-driven forms). There will be a brief Q&A at the end of the presentation.

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Laura Splan

Artist/Lecturer, Intersections of Art, Science & Technology
Laura Splan's artwork examines the material manifestations of our cultural ambivalence towards the human body. Her conceptually based projects employ a range of traditional and digital techniques. She often uses found objects and appropriated sources to explore socially constructed perceptions of order and disorder. Much of her work is inspired by experimentation with materials and processes including blood, cosmetic facial peel, computerized... Read More →



Thursday May 5, 2016 12:45pm - 1:00pm
Clemente Center 107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002

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