A little something old, a little something new.
Oliver Laric’s Three D Scans project is part conservation effort, part research for new work and part remix. Through the cooperation of 15 institutions around Europe, Laric has been scanning important sculptural work for the purposes of 3D printing. He’s uploaded the 3D information to a website along with GIFs of each sculpture and anyone who cares to use that info to print their own sculpture is welcome to.
The second side of the project is Laric’s tweaks and remixes to the work. The artist recently exhibited the fruits of his labor at Secession in Vienna, it looks like this:
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