Posts Tagged ‘Edward Burtynsky’

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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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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That’s Photography with a D

By Border Crossings Magazine Ed Burtynsky is an image-maker who has become fascinated with the possibility of becoming an object-maker. One of Canada’s most accomplished and admired photographers, he is a passionate advocate of 3D printing. Thirty years ago he started Toronto Image Works, a business that provided technology to creative people. “I saw that this…

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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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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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