Science Pub: UNC Asheville’s STEAM Studio

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Science Pub: UNC Asheville’s STEAM Studio

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4/19 (Friday)
from 5:30pm - 7:00pm
2019-04-19 21:30:002019-04-19 23:00:00America/New_YorkScience Pub: UNC Asheville’s STEAM StudioThis presentation will follow the concept, timeline, execution, 84 hour installation and build team of WAKE, the largest public sculpture to ever be installed in Times Square. We will take you on a 364 day journey of a student-lead project that helped to fully realize major mechatronic and sculptural aspects of Mel Chin’s sculpture. We will follow the design and construction of WAKE at the UNC Asheville STEAM Studio which included a 2nd static component, a 60+ foot long sculpture in the form of a shipwreck. STEAM Studio is a 12,000 square foot collaborative cross-disciplinary making space founded in 2016 to support Mechatronics and Art at what can be the intersection of science, design thinking and craft. 1 Haywood Street, Asheville, NC 28801

WHERE

The Collider
1 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801

ABOUT THIS EVENT

This presentation will follow the concept, timeline, execution, 84 hour installation and build team of WAKE, the largest public sculpture to ever be installed in Times Square. We will take you on a 364 day journey of a student-lead project that helped to fully realize major mechatronic and sculptural aspects of Mel Chin’s sculpture. We will follow the design and construction of WAKE at the UNC Asheville STEAM Studio which included a 2nd static component, a 60+ foot long sculpture in the form of a shipwreck. STEAM Studio is a 12,000 square foot collaborative cross-disciplinary making space founded in 2016 to support Mechatronics and Art at what can be the intersection of science, design thinking and craft.