Rapid Prototyping: Models of Climate Change is an exhibition of the work of Kate Dunn, who takes climate scientists’ data and reworks them into 3D visualisations using 3D printers and sustainable materials such as clay, coffee and wood pulp.
A PhD candidate at the University’s Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning, Dunn’s research investigates the potential of 3D forms to convey complex information. The works on display include Scorcher, a representation drawing on records of Sydney’s temperatures and heatwaves since January last year.
All of the 40 artworks in Rapid Prototyping are visualisations of the research of climate Dr Sarah Perkins Kirkpatrick from the University of NSW and Dr Dan Metcalfe from CSIRO.
Rapid Prototyping coincides with the University of Sydney-supported Rob|ARCH2016 conference at Walsh Bay this month. The conference examines new robotic technologies and applications ranging from the construction industry to interaction, design and creative practice. Dunn will co-chair a workshop at the conference, examining the application of robotic 3D printing in a range of industries.
What: Rapid Prototyping: Models of Climate Change
When: 6 March until mid-2016
Opening hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-4.30pm, first Saturday of the month 12-4pm, closed other weekends and on public holidays.
Phone: 02 9036 5253
Media contact: Jocelyn Prasad, 0434 605018