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Hertzian, Disruptive, Experimental Text Physicalizations

EasyChair Preprint no. 1217

8 pagesDate: June 20, 2019


A series of creative text physicalizations are accounted for here, with reference to research literature and an experimental algorithmic systems designed and implemented by the author. The various physical, digital, and post-digital material traits/affordances of the resulting physicalizations are scrutinized in some depth and in an analytical fashion. They are shown to be ascribed a certain kind of emergent neomateriality, in that they are themselves hybrid manifestations of interwoven physical and digital affairs. As such, they constitute situated inquiries of the very same (technological) paradigms that brought them forth, as well as of their cultural and ideological offshoots. They are also shown to be ‘Herzian’, post-optimal, and disruptive, being the creative means towards an exploration of new kinds of materiality/objecthood, and an implicit critique of the standardized and canonical functional design schemata that largely pertain digital fabrication nowadays.

Keyphrases: 3D data, 3D Data., 3D printing, digital fabrication, natural language understanding, physicalization, post-digital, solid modeling

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  author = {Marinos Koutsomichalis},
  title = {Hertzian, Disruptive, Experimental Text Physicalizations},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 1217},

  year = {EasyChair, 2019}}
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