[artinfo] [spectre] V2_ |FLESHING OUT Wearable Interfaces, Smart Materials, Living Fabrics

Remco Beeskow remco at v2.nl
Fri Oct 27 10:31:01 CEST 2006


You can register for the seminar and/or scenario workshops via our 
online registration form:


FLESHING OUT Wearable Interfaces, Smart Materials, Living Fabrics

V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media, Rotterdam, and Amsterdam-based 
Virtueel Platform, the expertise centre for E-Culture, are organising 
a two-day event on the theme of close-to-the-skin technology.
Recent developments in science, including DNA and stem cell research, 
tissue culturing, smart materials and wearable technology, have a 
growing impact on how we perceive materials and clothing in design practice.


Thursday 9th November

10 am - 6 pm, at V2_ in Rotterdam
This seminar brings together leading and critical initiatives in the 
field of wearable technology and smart materials and presents them to 
a wide audience of artists, designers, scientists and students from a 
variety of disciplines.

The seminar is part of V2_'s Test_Lab events series.

Admission seminar: 40 Euro (students: 20 Euro)

*FLESHING OUT: Scenario Workshops

Friday 10th November

10 am - 6 pm, De Zwijger, Amsterdam
A selected group of speakers from the seminar and Dutch experts come 
together to analyse best practices in
the interdisciplinary field of wearable technology, come up with 
scenarios and research the possibility of setting up new projects in 
the Netherlands.

Admission scenario workshops: 75 Euro (students: 35 Euro)

*Featuring: *

Kristina Andersen (Media Design, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam and 
Steim, Amsterdam) / Joanna Berzowska (Design and Computation Arts , 
Concordia University, Montreal) / Ger Brinks (Textile Materials, 
Saxion Hogescholen, Enschede) / Anne Galloway (Sociology & 
Anthropology, Carleton University Ottawa) / Janine Huizinga (Waag 
Society, Amsterdam) / Tobie Kerridge

(Royal College of Art, London) / Suzanne Lee (Central Saint Martins 
College of Art & Design, London) / Michiel Scheffer (Fashion and 
Materials Design, Saxion Hogescholen, Enschede) / Thecla Schiphorst 
(Interactive Arts, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver) / Sabine 
Seymour (University of Art and Industrial Design in Linz, Austria) / 
Ionat Zurr (SymbioticA: the art and science collaborative research 
laboratory, School of Anatomy and Human Biology, University of 
Western Australia)

Fleshing Out kindly acknowledges the financial support of: Mondriaan 
Foundation and Saxion Universities

Also visit: www.v2.nl en / and www.virtueelplatform.nl

Contact for info: Remco Beeskow, V2_Communications press at v2.nl Phone: 
+31(0)10-206 72 72. Website: www.v2.nl

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