Posts Tagged ‘3d printing’

$100,000 backing for Canadian artists

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

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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Artists Geoffrey Farmer, Duane Linklater earn 3D printing grants

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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Photographer Edward Burtynsky on ‘Water’ and the future of 3D

By Stephy Chung | CNN Style Before there was Google Earth, there was Edward Burtynsky. Renown for his aerial images, the 60-year-old Canadian photographer has spent the greater part of three decades capturing what he describes as “nature, transformed through industry,” or man-made industrial landscapes. Pivot Irrigation #11, High Plains, Texas Panhandle, USA, 2011, by Edward…

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B3D conference showcases Canadian innovation in 3-D technology

By Laura Beeston | The Globe and Mail The future is now. At least, that was the message delivered at B3D, an inaugural 3-D printing, scanning, software and design conference that took place in Toronto last week. Spearheaded by Toronto Image Works, Think2Thing founder Edward Burtynsky and product development specialist David Didur, the event brought together the brightest minds…

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Ryerson hosts B3D 3D printing, scanning, software and design conference

By Sawyer Bogdan | The Eyeopener Advances in 3D technology are revolutionizing the way information is being accessed and recorded. Tatjana Dzambazova, a production manager for Autodesk, says 3D imaging will go beyond the digitization of objects, and that soon they will be able to create 3D images of the whole world. “[3D printing] allows exploration.…

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Canada must sharpen its 3-D vision

By Edward Burtynsky | The Globe and Mail Edward Burtynsky is an internationally renowned photographer and a co-founder of Think2Thing, a Toronto-based 3-D prototyping, modelling and design atelier. The quest for the fabled Northwest Passage inspired nautical explorers of the 19th century, such as John Franklin, to look globally for innovative new paths for trade and…

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Ryerson and Think2Thing to stage first-of-its-kind 3D Printing Conference and Exhibit in Toronto starting tomorrow

By Tony Curcio | Graphic Arts Ryerson University and Think2Thing (a cutting-edge 3D printing workshop and studio focused on innovation and R&D in 3D printing technologies and co-founder of Ryerson’s Advanced Manufacturing, Design and 3D Printing Lab) are co-hosting the inaugural Be3Dimensional Conference in downtown Toronto October 23 – 24. Toronto’s 3D technology community is growing…

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