Microsoft and Shawn Hunt team up to create Transformation Mask, a 3D printed robotic HoloLens art piece

Microsoft and Shawn Hunt team up to create Transformation Mask, a 3D printed robotic HoloLens art piece

Vancouver-based artist Shawn Hunt has collaborated with Microsoft’s local maker space The Garage to develop an experiential sculpture at the crossroads of 3D printing, robotics, and holographs. Drawing on Indigenous imagery, ‘Transformation Mask’ functions both as a personal artistic expression of Hunt’s identity, and an exciting new showcase of what’s possible with Microsoft’s wearable augmented reality device, the Hololens. It’s a win-win for both parties, but as Hunt notes, it wasn’t always an easy path. “I have never felt like I really belonged to any one particular movement, culture, category, or clique,” says Hunt, who’s heritage combines Scottish, French, […]

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