Hacking a 3D PRINTER into a TATTOO MACHINE

By on April 16, 2014
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Incredible hack! here’s the full instructable: http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-PRINTER-X-TATTOO-MACHINE/

In october 2013, a famous design school in Paris, ENSCI les Ateliers, hosted a workshop organised by the French Ministry of culture. The idea was to use images, videos and sound fallen in the national pubic domain and use them in a sort of “Mashup”. The event was called Public Domain Remix.

The students had one day (8 hours) to pick their digital material and transform it, hack it or remix it.

Le FabShop, was invited as a digital manufacturing expert to help the students realise their project.

After a short brainstorm, all the teams came up with similar ideas, except one, who really went out of the box with their concept. They had this silly idea of making a machine that could automatically create tattoos taken from a bank of images. 

via 3D PRINTER X TATTOO MACHINE / EP 01 on Vimeo.

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