Artist Book: Making and Breaking Rules

  • Artist Book: Making and Breaking Rules

This beautiful limited-edition print volume is my first artist book about the technique and concept of ceramic 3D printing, rule-based mathematical art, and art-science collaboration.
Technical chapters cover clay working, 3D printing, and ceramic printing, and offer plenty of resources for beginners and advanced printers alike.
There is a chapter on grid-based mathematical games and how I use them in my work. I also touch upon questions about how 3D printing and digital technology fit into the traditions of craft and clay arts, and discuss the challenges and benefits of collaboration with practitioners in other disciplines.
The final chapter of the book is filled with color photos of 3D printed porcelain artwork 2018-2020.

Full Title: MAKING AND BREAKING RULES: Algorithmic Forms and Tactile Processes - A Technoceramist's Adventures with Mathematical Thinking
150 pages (including 40 color plates)
Copyright © 2020 Timea Tihanyi

All photos, artwork and illustrations are by Timea Tihanyi.
Design by Eli Kahn and Timea Tihanyi.
Published by Slip Rabbit Studio
Printed: Quality Press, Georgetown, Seattle WA
First printing 2020 (100 copies)

Library of Congress Control Number: 2020905076
ISBN: 978-1-64826-228-9 (Paperback)
ISBN: 978-1-64826-233-3 (Electronic)

All rights reserved, including the right to reproduce this book or portions thereof in any form.

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Slip Rabbit Studio is a techno-ceramics studio in North Seattle that specializes in 3D printed porcelain.
The mission of Slip Rabbit focuses on mentorship and education, and exploration at the crossroads of contemporary crafts and technology. Our goal is to further paths of collaboration between artists, designers, programmers, engineers, and scientists, and to spread the love of making through clay.
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