Tobias Klein





Affiliation(s):


  • City University of Hong Kong

Location:


  • Hong Kong, HK

Role(s):



Writings and Presentations:


  • Title: Augmented Fauna and Glass Mutations: A dialogue Between Material and Technique in Glassblowing and 3D Printing
    Writing Type: Paper
    Author(s):
    Exhibition: SIGGRAPH 2018: Original Narratives
    Abstract Summary:

    3D printing allows unprecedented freedom in the design and manufacturing of even the most geometric complex forms—seemingly through a simple click of a button. In comparison, the making of glass is an analogue craftsmanship, coordinating an intricate interplay of individual tools and personal skills, giving shape to a material during the short time of its temperature-based plasticity. The two artworks discussed in this article, Augmented Fauna and Glass Mutations, were created during the artist’s residence at the Pilchuck Glass School and articulate a synthesis between digital work ows and traditional craft processes to establish a digital craftsmanship.