Posts Tagged ‘art’

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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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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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