By Eyal Gever, in collaboration with STRATASYS
The Sixth Element Collection by Stratasys
Produced on a Stratasys Objet1000 Multi-Material 3D Printer
Materials: VeroWhite, Painted
Size: 1625 x 999 x 954 mm
Waterfall simulates a natural occurrence at its pinnacle and converts it into a large-scale, realistic, physical sculpture. It examines the relationship between the simulated events that Gever creates and their physical manifestation, incorporating objects of a dense and innovative process to achieve sculptures that seem both real and unreal. The sculpture reflects the moment and the environmental situation that demarcates the boundary between an event and its representation.
The fluid simulation is developed using particle-based simulations, inspired by “Étant donnés” by Marcel Duchamp. The particles were influenced in a multitude of ways by point-based nodes, known as daemons, which can simulate gravity, fluids, water surface flow and collision. They were then 3D printed on the Objet1000 to create a simulated reality with the same intensity.