April 26, 2013 Marina Galperina

Isn’t 3D-printing nifty as hell? Soon, we’ll be 3D-printing on the atomic level. Artist Shane Hope foreshadows hacking organic matter with his series “Nano-Nonobjective-Oriented Ontographs,” “Qubit-Built Quilts,” “Post-Scarcity Percept-Pus Portraits” and “Scriptable-Scalable Species-Tool-Beings.” Using molecular modeling research software, crafts custom code and algorithms, Hope creaties sculptural canvases of erupted, scrambled, bubbling atomic structures. Some look like tumorous day-glo Rothkos. A standout: The bursting Malevich square-type. […]

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