Last year, TheLaserGirls (NYU IT employees Sarah Awad and Dhemerae Ford) were planning elaborate costumes for New York Comic Con 2018, which would test the limits of their 3D design and printing skills. This year, Connect checks in with them to find out how things went and what they learned from the experience.
Inside the MakerSpace at Tandon’s MetroTech Center, Victoria Bill, MakerSpace Manager, and Gabriella Cammarata, recent graduate of the Integrated Digital Media master’s program, are leading a class in which students 3D print braces for children living with cerebral palsy.
The world of 3D printing has expanded beyond the confines of plastics and includes various new 3D printing materials, with many more on the horizon. In some cases, the modern 3D printing process combines with age-old techniques to produce something amazing. Through a time-consuming and fascinating process, it is possible to “print” metal objects.
The Summer Music Performance is the culmination of a program at the Steinhardt Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions that offers students an opportunity to learn about music technology, production, and performance.
From cosmetics, to comics conventions, to the classroom, Sarah C. Awad and Dhemerae Ford use 3D printing to create new and exciting projects. Also known as TheLaserGirls, Awad and Ford met in NYU Steinhardt’s Studio Art program. Since then, they’ve formed a bond built on a shared interest in technology, art, and entertainment.
An entire floor dedicated to artistic expression, technological advancement, and social commentary was open to the public on Tuesday, May 15 and Wednesday, May 16, when the NYU Tisch School of the Arts hosted their bi-annual Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) show. The event offers ITP students the opportunity to present their completed works.