Nicole Jacquard

High-tech craft

October 22, 2013

IU Bloomington blogger Bethany Nolan points us to the high-tech craft of Nicole Jacquard, associate professor in the Hope School of Fine Arts. Jacquard’s work “celebrates contradictions,” according to American Craft Magazine. The magazine features Jacquard’s works in its current issue, including Snail Shell Harbor (below), which blends QR code and vintage photo encircled with pearls: To […]

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Next to a metal shop in the IU Bloomington School of Fine Arts’ McCalla building, behind a sliding glass door, sit three revolutionary machines. These machines — two monstrous printers and a CNC Wood Router — are cutting-edge tools of 3-D printing, meaning a three-dimensional object may be printed in tangible, life-size versions. “We’re at […]