April 19, 2006
The Empire's New Clothes
Art, Fashion and Technology
The Empire's New Clothes - Art, Fashion and Technology workshop by Sabine Seymour & Erich Berger: Wednesday 10th of May - Saturday 13th of May at Atelier Nord Oslo/Norway. Free participation; Application deadline monday 24th of April; Send applications with CV to sense[at]anart.no
During the workshop the following topics will be adressed: * Introduction into fashion and wearables in art and design * Applicable fashion theory * Textiles, new materials and technology * Physical computing for fashion and wearables (sensors, wireless communication, etc.) * How to design * Concept development * Hands on experiments and presentations.
Clothing was among the first cultural and technological achievements of the human. Since its first intention as a second skin, communication technologies and smart materials dramatically changed its use. Clothing itself became an interface to the digital space which surrounds us. The workshop will show how textiles and technology appear in artistic practices and will introduce materials and techniques in use and in research. Participants will work and experiment on an expanded idea of fashion and technology.
Especially participants who already attended the previous workshops will be able to apply their ideas and skills on the very fabric of society.
Participation is free of charge.
Artists, designers and practitioners interested in participating are asked to apply with a CV to sense[at]anart.no
Application deadline monday April 24th.
Workshop directors and producer:
The empires new clothes is part of the Interface and Society project at Atelier Nord, http://anart.no/projects/interface-and-society/. Upcoming workshops at Atelier Nord:
June : Media art and public space with Susanne Jaschko (DE)
September: Mobile media art with Laura Beloff (FI)
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Posted by jo at April 19, 2006 10:33 AM