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3D Print-a-thon


Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)

3D Print-a-thon

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suggested donation 5$

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Celebrate the launch of our 2 new 3D printers, THE ULTIMAKERS, and learn about 3D printing in Ottawa and the makers behind it. Talk to some of the city's foremost 3D printers at each of their booths and check out their machines and designs.


To learn more about this exciting new technology join us from 10am-5pm on Saturday March 2nd and be inspired!


All donations will go to supplies needed to get the 3D printer working and printing.

Have questions about 3D Print-a-thon? Contact Artengine

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M70 Lab, Artscourt
2 Daly Ave
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6E2

Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)

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The success of the creative economy depends on the vision of its artists. At the fringes of mainstream feature films and television commercials, there is video and performance art. At the edges of mainstream music, there are audio-visual festivals taking audiences to their sensory limits. On the margins of engineering, there are do-it-yourself makers and Hackers. And so on.

More than any other sector, at the very heart of the creative economy, media artists engage with new technologies with a sense of play. Inspired by the powerful possibilities afforded by new technologies, media artists open up to new ways of thinking about, of doing technology. The stuff of Media Arts today encompasses online communities, game play, distributed and open source technology development, mixed or augmented reality experience, assistive technologies, cyborg bodies, and other as yet unimagined territories of invention.

From the very small DIY projects, to the spectacular events altering our sensorium, to virtual communities of technologists and creators, the Media Arts today remind us of technology's potential to elicit wonder. They are where technology – and human beings – come to play.

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