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Axidraw Robot


Thursday, Sept 14 | 12pm-7pm
Friday, Sept 15 | 12pm-10pm
Saturday, Sept 16 | 11am-10pm
Sunday, Sept 17 | 11am-5pm


Contemporary Calgary
701 11 St SW
Calgary, AB

Be a part of a larger concept piece by contributing your creativity through our drawing robot! With the support of Beakerhead Patrons, Wes Thom invites you to create multiple projects during the event that will be combined into a larger conceptual artwork. Use an iPad to draw or write something, and watch as the Axidraw printing robot converts your image into code and prints it onto paper using felt pens. Prints and rugs will be available for purchase. At the end of the event, all images will be combined to form a single, larger conceptual piece. This process not only brings together technology and creativity but also provides an opportunity to discuss sustainability and efforts to reduce our carbon footprint.

Supported by: Government of Alberta, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, City of CalgaryFunded by the Government of Canada