Digital technology makes new possibilities in ceramic craft. This project is about how experiential knowledge that the craftsmen gains in a direct physical and tactile interaction with a responding material can be transformed and utilized in the use of digital technologies. The project presents SoundShaping, a system to create ceramics from the human voice. Based on a generic audio feature extraction system, and the principal component analysis to ensure that the pertinent information in the voice is used, a 3D shape is created using simple geometric rules. This shape is output to a 3D printer to make ceramic results. The system demonstrates the close connection between digital technology and craft practice.
Arts and Technology Second International Conference, Artsit 2011, Esbjerg, Denmark, December 10-11, 2011, Revised Selected Papers, 2012, p. 152-159
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Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering