Shapeshifters: 3D Printing the Future

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Lukasz Karluk, ‘HoloDecks’, 2014, Polylactic Acid (PLA). Photographer: Boaz Nothman

Shapeshifters: 3D Printing the Future


With clothes being printed from desktop computers and organs being manufactured in labs, 3D printing continues to revolutionise design as we know it. Shapeshifters centres on these new methods of making by drawing on the high-tech and rapidly evolving industry of 3D printing and fluid extrusion methodology. Featuring seven Australian and one international artist, the exhibition includes jewellery, furniture, prosthetics and digital interactive sound works.

Shapeshifters: 3D Printing the Future is an Australian Design Centre Touring Exhibition, developed in partnership with Western Plains Cultural Centre.

Australian Design Centre is supported by the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments. Australian Design Centre is assisted by the New South Wales Government through Arts NSW, and the Australian government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body.


Launch Date: 6pm, Friday 2 June 2017

RSVP by 5pm, Wednesday 31 May 2017


School Holiday Workshops - 3D Printing with Modfab:

Access the links to discover more information.  All workshops are FREE however spaces are limited so participants are encouraged to book in early.  To RSVP phone (07) 4976 6766 or email



[Shapeshifters: 3D Printing the Future - ADC Experts Video] 



[Shapeshifters: 3D Printing the Future - GRAGM Install Time Lapse] 


[Shapeshifters: 3D Printing the Future - Promotional video by Photopia]


Social Media:

The Shapeshifters exhibition hashtags is: #ShapeShifters3D

The Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum's hashtag is: #GRAGM

The Australian Design Centre's hashtags are: #ADC and #ADCOnTour

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