November 8


06:00 pm - 09:00 pm

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Brooklyn Research


Brooklyn Research

630 Flushing Avenue 6th floor, Brooklyn, NY 11206

Brooklyn, NY, US, 11206

Interested in exploring 3D scanning, but not sure where to start? This workshop will provide an overview and demonstration of various approaches, from DIY Kinect to structured light and handheld laser scanners. Participants will have the opportunity to have their faces scanned, and learn to clean up and sculpt the file to prepare it for 3D printing, using free and/or open source software.


Sophie Kahn earned a BA (Hons) in Fine Art/History of Art at Goldsmiths College, University of London and an MFA in Art and Technology Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She has exhibited her artwork internationally. Sophie has taught in the Department of Digital Arts at Pratt Institute and at Columbia College, Chicago. Sophie is a 2011 New York Foundation for the Arts Digital and Electronic Arts Fellow. She also runs ScannerWorksNY, a business providing 3D scanning and consulting services to artists, designers, and filmmakers in New York City.

Lauren Slowik is the Design Evangelist for Education at Shapeways, a global 3D printing service, and a part-time professor at Parsons the New School for Design, where she received her MFA in Design+Technology. She has contributed her design and technology expertise to organizations such as Apple, MoMA, the Ms. Foundation, Eyebeam Art+Technology Center, the Museum of Arts and Design and Her research is focused on 3D design and 3D printing and the future of creativity in education with a focus on user experience design, storytelling, and interaction design



5:30 pm: Extra installation and launch support

6:00 pm: Beginning of the workshop


Introduction – Beginner

Requirements: Bring Laptop with a USB port and a charger. Setup instructions will be sent out to you two days before the class. Please make sure you are all set for the class.


Where is Brooklyn Research located?

We are on the 6th floor of the old Pfizer Building, at 630 Flushing Avenue, but the main entrance is at 28 Tompkins Avenue. The building is easily accessible from the G train (Flushing Ave station) and from the J/M trains (Flushing Ave station).

What do I need to bring?

Please come with your laptop and charger

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please send us an email at

What’s the refund policy?

Purchases are 100% refundable up until 7 days before the event. If you decide you cannot go after the refund deadline, you can transfer your ticket to someone else but you must let us know by email at