Data Materialization: A Hybrid Process of Crafting a Teapot

Courtney Starrett, Susan Reiser, Tom Pacio
2018 Leonardo: Journal of the International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology  
Data materialization is a workflow developed to create 3D objects from data-informed designs. Building upon traditional metalwork and craft, and new technology's data visualization with generative art, this workflow expresses conceptually relevant data through 3D forms which are fabricated in traditional media. The process allows for the subtle application of data in visual art, allowing the aesthetic allure of the art object or installation to inspire intellectual intrigue. This paper
more » ... This paper describes the technical and creative process of Modern Dowry, a silver-plated 3D-print teapot on view at the Museum
doi:10.1162/leon_a_01647 fatcat:essqwrbmhbgk5fj43dulwvuefy