Christ the King Primary School and ArtLab- Public Art proposals to improve your home town

Researchers from Christ the King Primary School were joined by a group of expert ArtLab co-researchers from the University of Reading to imagine what public artworks are needed to make Reading a better place to live. Using different materials in combination with new technologies, the students experienced 3D printing of public art and 3D scanned their own creations for future use.     Continue reading Christ the King Primary School and ArtLab- Public Art proposals to improve your home town

Flowers For Oscar Wilde – ArtLab and R:I at Reading Museum

Co-researchers from the University of Reading have been working with people in the town centre of Reading to draw flowers and write messages – to friends, to family or to anyone else. These designs were then translated into digital files and laser cut. The cut-outs and left-overs were rearranged into complex structures and presented at Reading Museum, where visitors could pick up the flowers and … Continue reading Flowers For Oscar Wilde – ArtLab and R:I at Reading Museum

Co-researchers from the Reading University explore and test new 3D scanning technology

A group of co-researchers used ArtLab’s latest 3D scanning technology and software to document their exploration and occupation of architecture, sites and spaces with extravagant body arrangements – here the documentation are amazingly creative still images of digital 3D files. Our co-researchers explore these tools to think through possible future workshops with primary and secondary schools in the wider Reading area to inspire young minds. … Continue reading Co-researchers from the Reading University explore and test new 3D scanning technology

Stellar Projects – Year 8 prepare to deliver their workshop to Year 7 – 21st June 2017 @MESReading Maiden Erlegh School in Reading

Following the poster design session, this week our Year 8 co-researchers began to prepare their workshop for the year 7 cohort.  First up – refreshing their memory of how to use littlebits; within minutes we had a house band, with mega circuits of fans to cool the musicians down and lengthy runs of the pink inputs and green outputs designed to challenge the makers hands … Continue reading Stellar Projects – Year 8 prepare to deliver their workshop to Year 7 – 21st June 2017 @MESReading Maiden Erlegh School in Reading

‘With littlebits you can make whatever you imagine …’ Stellar Projects 2017 launches with a workshop with Graphics Students Louise and Ben and Year 8’s from Maiden Erlegh School in Reading

Stellar Projects, a five year collaboration between Maiden Erlegh School in Reading and ArtLab, launched in 2016 with Tim in Space, a day of collaborative art making and co-research.  Imagining life in space; the artefacts, artworks and sensory experiences it might produce, Year 7 students collectively made Littlebits animated interactive space forms and life forms and inhabited scapes with clay.  These were 3d scanned and … Continue reading ‘With littlebits you can make whatever you imagine …’ Stellar Projects 2017 launches with a workshop with Graphics Students Louise and Ben and Year 8’s from Maiden Erlegh School in Reading

ArtLab @ Marden Henge

Adam Stead and Dominique Green were out with ArtLab for the last time this summer showcasing their research and explorations in 3D Scanning and Printing at the place where it all began in 2016, Marden Henge, Wiltshire. The Neolithic Henge at Marden, which sits in the middle of the Vale of Pewsey between Stone Henge and Avebury has been the prime excavation site for the … Continue reading ArtLab @ Marden Henge

ArtLab @ Big Band Big Lunch

Adam Stead and Dominique Green took ArtLab out for the University of Reading’s Big Band Big Lunch 2017! There was music, dancing, food and much more show casing the best of Reading’s diverse culture for an afternoon to remember for all. Adam and Dominique exhibited the best of ArtLab with 3D scanning and printing demonstrations. Check out this amazing scan of candy floss done by … Continue reading ArtLab @ Big Band Big Lunch

ArtLab @ MERL

Join Adam Stead and Dominique Green at The Museum of English Rural Life for the Digital Late! ArtLab will be demonstrating an array of digital technologies as part of the Digital Late including ‘LittleBits Kits’, 3D pens, 3D scanning and 3D printing. Come and see the 3D printer in action, have a go at scanning and learn more about ArtLab initiatives on Thursday 18/5/2017! As … Continue reading ArtLab @ MERL

Children’s Christmas Lecture 2016 – ArtLab

Children’s Christmas Lecture 2016 with ArtLab Tuesday 13 December, 4.30pm – Palmer Building, Whiteknights campus The ArtLab team had an absolute blast last Tuesday working with hundreds of children and ‘grown ups’ at the University’s Christmas Lecture. An intrepid and lively audience, embarked on an awesome artistic adventure using each and everyone of their senses! They ate aromatic oranges whilst sketching on an undersea voyage, … Continue reading Children’s Christmas Lecture 2016 – ArtLab