Nick    October 11, 2012

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  Glyndŵr University, in association with northern bloc and North Wales Open Studios Network are offering a series of Digital Craft workshops. Participants will learn how to use the innovative production facilities at Glyndŵr University’s 3D workshop.   Introductory Day       Wednesday 24th October 13:00-17:00 Overview of equipment including demonstrations on how to use 3D [...]

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Nick    September 21, 2012

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The Digital Craft Introductory day took place last Friday at Glyndŵr University in Wrexham with the 4 makers who have been appointed for the project. They got an online presentation from Justin Marshall, Associate Professor of Digital Crafts at Falmouth University and then were shown around the equipment of the 3D workshop at Glyndŵr University [...]

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Nick    July 31, 2012

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Artist’s Brief: Digital Craft Commission bloc in partnership with Glyndwr University and the Arts Council of Wales is seeking four makers to design and create a new craft work using collaborative online tools and innovative 3D production facilities. About bloc bloc is a Wales-based organisation and international hub of creators, producers, makers and thinkers supporting creative uses of [...]

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Nick    May 29, 2012

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bloc is commissioning four Wales-based makers to explore remote collaborative working using digitally facilitated co-design and production facilities. The makers will collectively design the work online using open-source co-design software and then produce the craft work using computer-aided manufacturing facilities, such as rapid prototyping, available at Glyndwr University. In collaboration with Helfa Gelf (www.helfagelf.org) The creative team include artist/maker Justin [...]

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Nick   

jodi

bloc has commissioned Jodi Rose to create a smart-phone app which allows anyone to capture bridge sounds. Jodi Rose is a Australian sound artist living in Barcelona and working with the sounds generated by suspension bridges. She has ‘miced up’ bridges across the globe using contact microphones and expensive accelerometers to create live performances and recordings. [...]

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Nick   

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bloc is commissioning a visual artist to explore and develop potential for holographics in the commercial fine-art sector. The artist will work at View Holographics workshops in OpTIC, St Asaph, to create unique artworks utilising cutting-edge holographic techniques developed at View Holographics. View Holographics is pushing the boundaries in holographic technologies, developing ground-breaking techniques in full colour 3D [...]

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KathrynLambert    April 28, 2011

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Broadcast LIVE from an anonymous hotel room in the centre of England on Thursday 5 May at 10AM GMT, artist Ellie Harrison used a variety of regional accents to attempt a subjective interpretation of the systems of government in use in Scotland, Wales and the wider UK. Examining the inconsistencies in the electoral systems in [...]

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