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Material Speculation: ISIS

  Article written by Esther Wambui Artist, activist, and educator Morehshin Allahyari, who has used 3D printing to reconstruct artifacts destroyed by ISIS, will visit UT to lecture and display some of her work. Material Speculation: ISIS will be showcased in UT’s Downtown Gallery ((At the University of Tennessee, Knoxville)) from October 20 …

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Street Art and L’Havana

  Article written by Esther Wambui The art covering walls from Habana Vieja to Vedado reflects the concerns of a younger generation of Cubans ever more connected to the world outside, even while they struggle to see a future in their own country.   Any serious political threat is still handled quickly …

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Blurring the Lines Between Fashion and Art

  Article written by Esther Wambui Thanks to innovative 3D printing technology, it’s not uncommon these days to see unique pieces of fashion that are so intricate and complex they almost belong in a museum. Italian designer Simone Leonelli, with the W230studio in Perth, West Australia, often uses 3D printing to make his pieces. Last month, Leonelli had …

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