Edward Burtynsky – How artists and designers are working with VR and AR technologies (trailer)

Sep 5, 2017

Edward Burtynsky discusses how artists, designers, and story tellers are working with 3D technologies, Virtual Reality, and Augmented Reality.

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Greg Lynn – Design and construction are becoming less mediated by conversion to 2D documents

Aug 30, 2017

Greg Lynn shares how he and his colleagues use 3D technologies, AR technology, VR technologies, and robotics in their leading edge architectural, industrial design, and consumer product design projects

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It’s All About the Story: Think2Thing Puts 3D Printing in Context

Mar 14, 2017

By Sarah Anderson Goehrke | 3DPrint.com Toronto-based Think2Thing is no longer a stranger to 3D printing technology, but the story had to start somewhere. For the founding team, this story’s “once upon a time” was October 2014, where in a far-off kingdom (the United Kingdom, that is), a 3D printing conference in London lit a new flame of interest.…

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Canada is Telling a New Story in 3D: VR & AR in Focus at Be3D Think Forward Event

Mar 10, 2017

By Sarah Anderson Goehrke | 3DPrint.com Oh, Canada! Yesterday at the TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) Bell Lightbox, Think2Thing and Ryerson University brought the second Be3D conference together, centered around one idea: “Think Forward.” With focus on 3D technologies and their impact on especially the arts in Canada, Be3D looked to not only 3D printing, but also virtual…

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Think2Thing and Ryerson University Bring Back Be3D Conference with Focus on Virtual and Augmented Reality

Feb 28, 2017

By Clare Scott | 3DPrint.com Tomorrow, 2017 will enter into its third month, and 3DPrint.com has already been to two major conferences, attending CES 2017 in January and SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2017 at the beginning of February. Next week, we’ll be on the road yet again, this time heading to Toronto for the return of the Be3Dimensional (Be3D) Conference. Not to…

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Geoffrey Farmer and Duane Linklater strike out for ‘terra incognita’

May 27, 2016

  By Murray White | Toronto Star 3D printing is already a vital tool in a breadth of disciplines, from film production to medical technology to furniture making, but its use in the art world is still nascent, to say the least. Two big-time players in the Canadian museum scene are looking to hurry it along. The Ryerson…

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$100,000 backing for Canadian artists

May 27, 2016

By Nick Hall | 3D Printing Industry Two Canadian artists have been awarded $50,000 each to produce 3D printed works that will go on show at the National Gallery of Canada. Geoffrey Farmer and Duane Linklater will both get to share the substantial fund. It is a joint venture between Ryerson University and Toronto-based 3D print…

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Two Canadian Artists Receive the First Think2Thing Be3Dimensional 3D Printing Innovation Grants in the Arts

May 27, 2016

By Scott J Grunewald | 3DPrint.com Artists have been flocking to 3D printing as a medium since 3D printing was first introduced to the general public, and it is pretty easy to see why. 3D printing offers artists a way to make the impossible real in ways that many traditional mediums are simply incapable of achieving. There are…

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Ontario and B.C. artists named recipients of 3D printing grants

May 26, 2016

By Lauren La Rose | Metro News TORONTO — Two artists from British Columbia and Ontario are recipients of the first grants from a fund dedicated towards promoting innovative work through 3D printing technology. Vancouver-based Geoffrey Farmer and Duane Linklater of Moose Cree First Nation in northern Ontario will be able to draw from the $100,000 Be3Dimensional Innovation Fund. The fund is…

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Linklater and Farmer receive $50,000 each to produce 3D art

May 26, 2016

By Murray White | Toronto Star Depending who you talk to, 3D printing is the new frontier of contemporary art making, or a showy gimmick. But the Ryerson Image Centre and the National Gallery of Canada are banking on the former, anointing acclaimed Canadian artists Duane Linklater and Geoffrey Farmer, respectively, as its official explorers. The…

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Why Canada’s Next Masterpiece Might Be 3-D Printed

May 26, 2016

By Leah Sandals | Canadian Art There were a few surprises this morning when some new grants for 3-D printing were announced in Toronto. The first Be3Dimensional Innovation Fund grants have gone to prominent, internationally acclaimed Canadian artists who are primarily known for analog, rather than digital, works: Geoffrey Farmer of Vancouver and Duane Linklater of North Bay. Through the…

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Artists Geoffrey Farmer, Duane Linklater earn 3D printing grants

May 26, 2016

By Lauren La Rose | CBC News Two artists from British Columbia and Ontario are recipients of the first grants from a fund dedicated towards promoting innovative work through 3D printing technology. Vancouver-based Geoffrey Farmer and Duane Linklater of Moose Cree First Nation in northern Ontario will be able to draw from the $100,000 Be3Dimensional Innovation…

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