Vessel, HY.03, from GLASS series, 2015
Like the trunk of a powerful tree, this vessel is indented with sturdy, organic curves. The piece is from Oxman’s 3D-printed GLASS series. Each piece in the series is built up from tubes of molten glass, layer by layer, yielding optically transparent structures. The tubular forms have the potential to contain and transmit media. This new technique has enormous potential for creating vessels and products as well as architectural components and building facades. The technique was unveiled by Oxman and her Mediated Matter group in September, 2015.
It is credited
Courtesy of Mediated Matter, MIT Media Lab.
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Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 15.2 × 15.2 × 16.5 cm (6 in. × 6 in. × 6 1/2 in.)
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.