What are you working on next? “I’m working on a project for Swarovski, for their September exhibition at the Design Museum in London. As a response to the brief ‘Memory in a Digital Age’ I used my favorite pasttime—travelling with Google Earth — as a tool to develop a fictive memory about a place. When travelling to Wattens, the home of Swarovski, I started to envision the people of the small Austrian town and their lives in the Tyrolean mountains. Utilizing 3D drafting programs, I transferred the topography of Wattens from Google Earth to a digital milling machine that cut out the landscape in my self-made stone, which uses the Jesmonite and pigments from Sedimentation.” The final product will consist of a monument, a film, and a sound piece. Photo (c) Wai Ming Ng
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What are you working on next? “I’m working on a project for Swarovski, for their September exhibition at the Design Museum in London. As a response to the brief ‘Memory in a Digital Age’ I used my favorite pasttime—travelling with Google Earth — as a tool to develop a fictive memory about a place. When travelling to Wattens, the home of Swarovski, I started to envision the people of the small Austrian town and their lives in the Tyrolean mountains. Utilizing 3D drafting programs, I transferred the topography of Wattens from Google Earth to a digital milling machine that cut out the landscape in my self-made stone, which uses the Jesmonite and pigments from Sedimentation.” The final product will consist of a monument, a film, and a sound piece. Photo (c) Wai Ming Ng