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ICAT Playdate — Drift

September 15, 2023

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Drift was a yearlong laser cut paper routine that focused on the relationships between patterns, cognition, and improvisation in order to mimic a pseudo Darwinian model of variety and natural selection. The series as a whole constitutes a species derived from one common set of heritable parameters. Learn how two ICAT funded projects influenced the project and how the collaborative nature of a studio practice can support uninhibited creativity.


  • Eric Standley


  • September 15, 2023


  • 8:30am EDT
     Networking & Donuts at Community Assembly, Creativity and Innovation District LLC
  • 9am EDT
     Presentation begins in the Community Assembly and 360 Online

Virginia Tech faculty can receive Professional Development Network (PDN) credit for attending

  1. Register at 
  2. Check in with Phyllis Newbill during the event.

Location: Community Assembly, Creativity and Innovation District LLC