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Thursday, May 5 • 12:15pm - 12:30pm
Materializing the Digital: artist talk by Sophie Kahn

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Brooklyn-based, Australian digital artist Sophie Kahn has been using 3D imaging technology in her work for over ten years. She combines cutting-edge means of reproduction, like 3d laser scanning and 3d printing, with ancient bronze casting techniques, to create works that suggest deconstructed digital memorials.


The precise 3d scanning technology she uses was never designed to capture the body. When confronted with breath and motion it receives conflicting spatial coordinates, generating a 3d ‘motion blur’. Kahn's work explores the ways in which technology fails to understand the body, and what the poetics of that failure might look like.

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Sophie Barrett-Kahn

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Sophie Kahn is a Brooklyn-based digital artist. She earned a BA (Hons) in Fine Art/History of Art at Goldsmiths College, University of London, and an MFA in Art and Technology Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has exhibited in New York, Los Angeles, London, Paris, Sydney, Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul and Beijing. Recent exhibitions include 'New Romantics' at Eyebeam, New York, and Paddles On!, an exhibition and auction of... Read More →



Thursday May 5, 2016 12:15pm - 12:30pm
Clemente Center 107 Suffolk St, New York, NY 10002

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