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The Intersection of Art, Technology and Place

November 10-12, 2021

Scottsdale, Arizona



12 presentations, two tracks running simultaneously, presented from 2:30 to 4:30 pm on Thursday, November 11

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Collaborative Innovations in Glass

David Judson  –  President, Judson Studios

Recent collaborations with fine artists have led to innovative experiences in the medium of glass. Pushing the possibilities through engineering and technology reveals how glass can create intriguing opportunities for the future of art in public spaces.

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Ellsworth Kelly's Austin at the Blanton Museum of Art in Austin, Texas

Mayer of Munich: From Inspiration to Installation

Erica Behrens  –  Director, Franz Mayer of Munich

Carol Warner  –  Studio Liaison, Franz Mayer of Munich

Franz Mayer of Munich is the leading international studio for architectural art glass and innovative mosaics working with contemporary artists, designers and architects on high-profile public art projects worldwide.

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Creative Placemaking  |  Reinvesting the Public Space

Steve Blanchette  –  Co-founder, Wireframe

Now at a pivotal point, we are joining cities and planners in order to rethink the way we experiment, reshape and value public space. Find out how community engagement, economic recovery and a need to reconnect are now leading to new placemaking strategies.

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Expanding Digital Boundaries in Physical Space

John-Mark Collins  –  CEO / Co-founder - Creative Director, Electric Playhouse

Our world is becoming more and more infused with digital pieces - what would this look like if we artists and creatives pushed something together, versus allowing the large tech companies to guide the deployment? How can we start in our galleries and facilities in a way that will empower the new digital reality to be more human-focused?

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Detail at Scale - Using Advanced Manufacturing and Technology to Create Remarkable Experiences

Paul Martin  – Director of Advanced Manufacturing Solutions, Dimensional Innovations

Using a combination of technology integration, advanced manufacturing, and ingenuity, DI delivers world-class experiences for our clients. We'll present many case studies highlighting how we work with artists and designers to engineer, fabricate, and install unforgettable objects and experiences.