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Exhibition Installation, AIR-INK, 2013-ongoing

This is a Exhibition installation. It was designed by Graviky Labs and founded by Anirudh Sharma. It is dated 2013-ongoing. Its medium is captured carbon, selection of pens and markers, fabric sample, poster. It is a part of the department.

Responding to the pollution in cities caused by carbon emissions from vehicles, Graviky Labs founder Anirudh Sharma has developed a device that can be attached to exhaust pipes to capture the tiny particles in exhaust. Once captured, this fine particulate matter can be converted into water-resistant ink, a nearly pure carbon pigment.

It is credited Courtesy of Graviky Labs.

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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