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Working with Digital Objects


'3DRP: Working with Digital Objects' brings together an interdisciplinary group of researchers from Ontario and Quebec representing architecture, design, fine art, computer science, and library studies working in the area of 3D rapid prototyping (RP) technologies.

Research Collaborators: Michael Longford & Brandon Vickerd (York University)

Research Assistant: Hannah Park (York University) 

Schedule of Events

November 26, 2009, York Univerisity
• Introduction to seminar

December 17, 2009, York University
• York University Digital Sculpture Laboratory (DSL) tour by Brandon Vickerd (York University)
• Presentation by Daniel Young & Christian Giroux, Artists in Residence at DSL

January 21, 2010, OCAD
• Metacycling: Extending Product Lifespan Using Virtual Communities and Rapid Prototyping by Philippe Lalande (University of Montreal) & Martin Racine (Concordia University)

March 4, 2010, Interaccess
• Hacking as a Way of Knowing by William J Turkel (University of Western Ontario)
• Interaccess studio tour+ Some thoughts on fabrication by Liav Koren

March 25, 2010, York Univeristy
• 3D Scanning Technology Demonstration by Proto 300 Inc.
• Zoomorphe: Digital Limpets & Barnacles for City Surfaces by Michael Longford (York University) & Robert Prenovault

April 29, 2010, York Univeristy
• Hylozoic Ground: New Kinetic Interactive Architecture by Philip Beesley (University of Waterloo)

Sponsored by: The Office of Vice-President Research & Innovation at York University