Matthew Plummer Fernandez at Centre Pompidou as part of the group show: Mutations-Créations / Imprimer le monde

15 March 2017 - 19 June 2017
Galerie 4 - Centre Pompidou, Paris

Digital technologies have revolutionised design and production, transforming the practice of architects, designers and artists. What is the status of the author-creator in the age of non-standard production and its unique but industrially manufactured objects? What is the status of the 3D-printed object, simultaneously everyday object, technological product, work of art, designer item, and architectural prototype? How come the digital age has seen it spread to every field of production? Described as a disruptive technology, 3D printing has become widely diffused over the last decade and a half, thanks open-source-software-based platforms, adopted throughout industry from aeronautics to biotechnology. Read more