research-project in parametric design the imPerfect form | TU-braunschweig

3D-printing research-project with intermediate students of the institute of media and design _TU-braunschweig.

this project explores the generation of timebased forms with a 3D-printer. initial point of the project is the development for a scenography of william shakespeare's drama 'twelfth night'. these forms are primarily 'early forms': this means, that they are generated 'without an author', only by physical forces like gravity, turbulences, nonlinear deformers et cetera. in each act of the drama, the original form is processualy developed futher to a complex spacial system. the idea is, that this process will never be completed. every condition of this process is tentative and ephemeral. the materialisation is realised by the 3D-printing-, 2D-lasercutting- and CNC-5-axis-milling-technology.

in cooperation with _manfred fischer, thilo aschmutat, alphacam-3D-printing, stratasys direct digital manufacturing, norbert linda and the CNC-milling lab of the HAWK-hildesheim.

directed by _matthias karch

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