Artist Ioan Florea 3D Prints Liquid Metal Transfers

"Tactile Histories " Ioan Florea solo exhibition - 3D printing revolution -From Cyrus Cylinder to Nanotechnology

CARBONDALE, Ill., Oct. 1, 2013 — (PRNewswire) —  Using the latest cutting edge technologies and his unique 3D printed liquid metal transfer technique artist Ioan Florea transforms and brings to life artifacts and objects from the past fusing old history with the present.

Florea completely encapsulates with a seamless 3D printed liquid metal transfer organic shapes the Ford Torino American symbol of muscle car with a European connection, creating a visual effect unseen before.

Inspired by 2600 years old Cyrus Cylinder which is considered "the first bill of human rights" or first press release, Ioan Florea recreated an oversized 9 feet tall contemporary version having 3D printed transferred the Declaration of Universal Human Rights embedded into it. Florea grew up under a Communist regime where the Human Rights were nonexistent. The Cyrus Cylinder symbolizes multiculturalism, tolerance, peace and freedom.

Another piece in "Tactile Histories" show is a 1800 wagon with a 3D printed liquid metal transfer 20 feet long cover. The covered wagon represents the pioneering field of 3D printing and is a symbol of immigration.

Nanotubes and Nanohaystacks 10 feet tall 3D printed liquid metal objects are influenced by the world of nanotechnologies and by his own experience of building haystacks in Transylvania.

Part of the installation are several large scale three-dimensional paintings with 3D text inspired by the U.S. citizenship test that Florea had to take.

Florea is using ultralight materials that defy gravity together with nano-materials and nano-pigments that dictate to the paint and polymers how to behave by creating internal three-dimensional structures with memory. All of this in combination with the 3D printing technology and the new transfer technique he invented allows him to experiment and explore new territories unthinkable few years ago.

Tactile Histories
Ioan Florea solo exhibition
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Surplus Gallery
Reception : Friday, October, 4th 6pm -8 pm
Glove Factory 432 S. Washington, Carbondale, IL 62901

Also Florea's 3D printed transfer paintings are on display at South Bend Museum of Art through May 2015.

Here you can listen to Ioan Florea in an interview by Celeste Headlee Middle Ground's 9/27/13 pilot 2 episode talking about his new solo exhibition Tactile Histories

SOURCE Carpathian Art Studio

Carpathian Art Studio
Ioan Florea, 217.460.2411
Email Contact

Review Article Be the first to review this article

Featured Video
Senior Electrical Engineer for Allen & Shariff Corporation at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Design Verification Engineer for intersil at Morrisville, North Carolina
Applications Engineer for intersil at Palm Bay, Florida
Principle Electronic Design Engr for Cypress Semiconductor at San Jose, California
Upcoming Events
DATE '18: Design, Automation and Test in Europe at International Congress Center Dresden Ostra-Ufer 2 Dresden Germany - Mar 19 - 23, 2018
SemIsrael Technology Week 2018 at Camilo (Green House) Tel Aviv Israel - Mar 19 - 22, 2018
Decoding Formal Club Meeting Featuring Formal Talks by ArterisIP and Cisco at 2099 Gateway Place, Suite 560 San Jose CA - Mar 20, 2018
NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) at San Jose McEnery Convention Center 150 West San Carlos Street San Jose CA - Mar 26 - 29, 2018

Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise