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ArcSurf drawings

ArcSurf, 2012. Series of laser drawings on 6mm MDF 20×30 cm, all uniques

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Mark Making at Mediaruimte, Brussels

Mark Making, solo show at Mediaruimte, Brussels, Feb 29-March 31, 2012 Mark Making is a summary of recent works using mechanical machine processes to explore drawing in physical media (metal, styrene and MDF). Pieces on display include a new Wall Exploder tape drawing, Arc Drawing 1+2 and three CircGrid pieces on anodized aluminum as well […]

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Arcs (Rockheim)

Generative video for LED media facade of Rockheim (Norway’s national museum of pop and rock), Trondheim. The facade is relatively lo-res, but wraps around the “box” in all directions with varying pixel density.

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RibForm

3D printed object (copper alloy).

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Generator.x 3.0: From Code to Atoms

Generator.x 3.0: From Code to Atoms Feb 18-26, 2012 at iMal, Brussels http://www.imal.org/en/activity/generatorx3 Announcing Generator.x 3.0: From Code to Atoms, a workshop and exhibition focusing on digital fabrication and generative systems. This event is an evolution of Generator.x 2.0: Beyond the Screen, which took place in Berlin during Club Transmediale 2008. Generator.x 3.0 is produced […]

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mariuswatz.com is live

I’m happy to be able to announce the much-delayed launch of this site, which up to now has been little but a placeholder. The mariuswatz.com domain was registered something in 2005 with the intention of creating an archive of my artistic output, but like the shoemaker’s children the web site of a media artist rarely […]

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Open Objects: The Future of Things (lecture)

Lecture about the rise of digital fabrication and parametric design, looking at their implications for creative practices. Specifically, Open Source design (Makerbot and Thingiverse), generative systems and data sculpture. Given Nov 26, 2011 at Code Camping Amsterdam, Hack de Overheid, Amsterdam

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Grid Distortion (02AB-0064)


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Laser drawing on plywood 2x panels, 12″ x 30″

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Form Studies (Makerbot)


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Following up on my Makerbot residency, I’ve developed a number of form studies specifically intended for the Makerbot. The low cost allows a real exploration of the serial nature of a single system, rather than selecting one single “perfect” form.

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Wall Exploder B


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Wall drawing (9 x 3.6 meters) created using a projected image traced out with painters tape. The drawing plays with issues of flatness and dimensionality, flattening the virtual form against the physical surface. Features are distorted when not seen from the vanishing point of the original projection. Created for Kinotek 3: Automatic Writing show, organized […]

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