Visitors will be invited to walk into a 3D body scanner to get scanned and get a small sculpture of themselves printed. Break the Mould will make its debut at the Brighton Maker Faire on 7 September and will be on tour during the Brighton Digital Festival:
- Corn Exchange (7 September main exhibition; 8 September workshop 12-4pm BOOK now as spaces are limited)
- Jubilee Library (9-22 September)
- Clearleft gallery at 68 Middle Street (24-29 September; 26 September workshop 12-4pm)
- Mad Hatter Cafe in Hove (30 September – 4 October)
The installation will give people the opportunity to fully immerse themselves in this exciting, disruptive and empowering new technology.
Developing Dreams is working in partnership with 3Dify, an exciting technology provider, iMakr, the world’s largest 3D printing store in London which is providing the machines for the installation; Faberdashery, a supplier of high quality source materials and consultancy for 3D printing; Ultimaker, a leading manufacturer in the desktop 3D printing market; Sussex Fibreglass and Plastics; MCR print providing information panels and promotional materials for the installation; Nikki Gunson who created the giant willow sculpture, and film maker Sarita Frit.
Break the Mould is also supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.