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3D Printer Success: Eyebeam
Leonor Caraballo adorns a pennant symbolizing her breast cancer tumor.Artists have long been inspired by stand-out events in their lives. From traumas to creative exhilaration, inspiration comes in many forms.
Caraballo-Farman, a two-person team made up of Leonor Caraballo and Abou Farman, have been collaborating on various art and filmmaking projects for three years. Serving a artist residency at Eyebeam, the leading not-for-profit art and technology center in the United States, the team’s most recent project demonstrates the array of unique 3D printing applications through the visualization of breast cancer tumors.
For Caraballo-Farman, a grim diagnosis became an inspiring project. Diagnosed with Stage I Invasive Lobular Carcinoma, Caraballo also tested positive for the genetic mutation known as BRCA2. Always fascinated by medical imaging technologies –
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