IM BLANKY selected project // ACADIA 2012 Synthetic Digital Ecologies
The conference was held at CCA, California College of the Arts. (Oct. 18-21/2012)
Conference Chair: Jason Kelly Johnson (CCA, Future Cities Lab)
co-chairs: Mark Cabrinha (Cal Poly)
Kyle Steinfeld (UC Berkeley)

“The conference will highlight experimental research and projects that explore the reciprocity and synergy between bits and atoms, the digital and the physical, and between digital code and material logic. The conference will bring together designers, researchers and practitioners who engage, question and aspire to stretch these boundaries. Architects, fabricators, engineers, media artists, technologists, hackers and others in related fields of inquiry are invited to participate.”

IM BLANKY was presented in a session title “Emerging Interfaces”.
It was also shown in “WILD CARDS”, a curated and juried exhibit organized chaired by Natalie Gattegno (CCA, Future Cities Lab) and Brian Price (CCA).

Participants for the curated exhibition include: Achim Menges, Neri Oxman, Faulders Studio, MATSYS, Rael/San Fratello, IwamotoScott, Kruysman | Proto, FreelandBuck, Doris Sung (DOSU) with Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter and Matthew Melnyk, Ogrydziac/Prillinger, Atelier Manferdini, Future Cities Lab, Ball-Nogues, Cabrinha-Kudless-Shook, Fletcher Studio, Oyler Wu Colaborative, Price Studio, VeeV / Raveevarn Choksombatchai.

Juried Projects include: Cutwork, Dragon Skin Pavilion, Digital Plaster, Flowing Matter, Gleaned, Green Negligee, IM BLANKY, Learning from Candela, MANTA, Plis/Replis, Spring Challenge, Sartorical Tectonics, Dynamic Support, Terri-Form, Unnatural Materials.

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