Since she joined UC San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities as a member of the visual arts faculty in 2008, Gallaccio has utilized technology, which she calls a “preoccupation” at the university. “I am interested in craft, and what that can mean, not in the literal sense of handicrafts, but ways of using both low and high technology"...

...For this project, Gallaccio’ s team was led by UC San Diego visual arts graduate students Kyle Thompson and Joshua Miller, along with Kim Garcia and David Shere, both ICAM (Interdisciplinary Computing and the Arts) and studio majors from the Division of Arts and Humanities, plus three students from Woodbury University School of Architecture in San Diego. The students helped design and fabricate all elements of the project...

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Story by Dirk Sutro for UC News on October 15, 2015

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Anya Gallaccio
Department of Visual Arts Professor
UC San Diego
http://visarts.ucsd.edu/faculty/anya-gallaccio

Exhibition:

ANYA GALLACCIO
On View through November 1, 2015
http://www.mcasd.org/exhibitions/anya-gallaccio
MCASD Downtown, 1100 Kettner Blvd, San Diego, California 92101-3306
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Image Details:
Anya Gallacio with Visual Arts graduate program alumnus Joshua Miller (he welded the 3-D printer’s frame, helped Gallacio mix the recipe for the clay and built the mixer). Photos by Giana Leone/Union Tribune.