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Where art and technology meet – materials science and music

By Damir Beciri
4 December 2012

spider-silk-musicAn interdisciplinary team of researchers consisting out of civil and environmental engineers, mathematicians, biomedical engineers and musical composers from MIT, Tuffs University and Boston University, cooperated in order to develop a novel method that can be used to synthesize new variants on silk’s natural structure as well as for making further improvements in the synthetic… »


Green architecture – ArtScience Museum in Singapore

By Damir Beciri
17 June 2012

artscience-museum-1Designed as part of the Marina Bay Sands, the ArtScience Museum is the first museum dedicated to the dynamic interplay between art and science – a concept we cover from time to time in our series about art and technology. Although it doesn’t feature quite as many sustainability solutions as other projects we previously wrote… »


Where art and technology meet – Kaleidogami and Kinetogami

By Damir Beciri
One Comment29 May 2012

ramani-kaleidogamiThe Japanese art of paper folding Origami (from ori meaning “folding”, and kami meaning “paper”) inspired researchers from Purdue University to develop a method they named Kaleidogami – computational algorithms and tools used to turn a single sheet of paper into precisely folded morphing mechanisms. They also devised a variation of Kaleidogami named Kinetogami –… »


Where art and technology meet – Solar-Sinter

By Damir Beciri
One Comment28 June 2011

solar-sinterAfter a while, we’re publishing an article in our art and technology series, where we write about usage of technology to preserve or create art. Industrial designer Markus Kayser used the solar power and sand as raw energy and material to produce glass objects using a 3D printing process, that combines natural energy and material… »


NASA researchers reveal various applications of atomic oxygen

By Damir Beciri
One Comment24 February 2011

atomic-oxygen-art-restauration-2A scientific method developed by researchers at NASA’s Glenn Research Center uses atomic oxygen to save and restore works of art that would have been irreparably damaged. It can also completely sterilize surgical implants intended for human bodies, improve glucose monitoring devices for diabetic patients, and texture the surfaces of polymers to invite bone cell… »


Where art and technology meet – ferrofluid sculptures

By Damir Beciri
25 June 2009

protrude2008In one of our previous articles we started series about art and technology. We wrote about Theo Jansen and his Strandbeest. In this article we’re also going to write about kinetic sculptures, although animated in a completely different way. Human kind has ever since the ancient times used to make sculptures which cause admiration, and… »

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Where art and technology meet – “Strandbeest”

By Damir Beciri
One Comment17 June 2009

theo_jansen_animarisWe decided to start writing articles regarding the combination of art and technology since it’s more frequent and exceptional. We hope you’ll find these combinations as much as we do. The series will start with a story about a Dutch artist Theo Jansen who has been working for almost 2 decades in order to create… »