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Live Stage: Bioart and Textiles Workshop [uk Oxford]

Bioart and Textiles Workshop with Anna Dumitriu :: May 26, 2012; 11:00 am - 4:00 pm (UTC+01) :: The Barn Gallery, St. John’s College, The University of Oxford, St. Giles, Oxford, UK (map) :: Reserve your space here.

On this practical and theoretical workshop with Anna Dumitriu, participants will begin to learn how to work safely with bacteria as an artistic medium using commonly available supplies. They will start to develop a bacteriocentric view of the world, understand the textile techniques used in the exhibition and discuss the new advances in clinical microbiology being investigated by the Modernising Medical Microbiology Project. The workshop will also look at other key artists in the field of bioart, issues of public engagement in science, ethics, and the nature of collaborative art/science practice.

This coincides with the exhibition Normal Flora: Bioart Responses to Modernising Medical Microbiology.


May 12, 15:23
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Support Local Autonomy Networks (Autonets)

Please support this inspiring and important project! Local Autonomy Networks (Autonets) is a line of mesh networked electronic clothing with the goal of building autonomous local networks that don’t rely on corporate infrastructure to function, inspired by community based, anti-racist, prison abolitionist responses to gendered violence. The project is focused on creating networks of communication to increase community autonomy and reduce violence against women, LGBTQI people, people of color and other groups who continue to survive violence on a daily basis. The Autonets garments, when activated, will alert everyone in range of the the local mesh network who is wearing another autonet garment that someone needs help and will indicate that person’s direction and distance. More here.

Listen to KPFK’s interview with Micha Cárdenas:


May 12, 12:53
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Live Stage: for the time being [uk Brentford]

for the time being: a choreosonic performance by DAP-Lab :: May 26, 2012; 7:30 pm :: Watermans, 40 High Street, Brentford, UK.

for the time being explores the sound of movement in a 30-minute premiere of a new stage work inspired by the Russian Futurist opera Victory over the Sun (1913) and its fantastical visual designs. Nearly a hundred years ago, the Futurists collaborated on an eccentric vision of a society to come, based on revolutionary fervor of the time. The DAP-Lab’s choreosonic performance, both comic and unsettling in places, is an intimate piece that looks at our current precarious existence in a world full of outworn clichés of revolutions. Continue reading


May 11, 14:12
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AIRE: Charge iPhone With Your Breath

Mar 28, 12:47
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Reblogged Zwischenräume, The Deviant Surveillance

Textil{e}tronics

Textil{e}tronics: From the Textile to the Electronic Thread, From Substance to Fashion Item:

Following the development of a simple thread into complex new media objects, the exhibition will touch upon recent developments in the areas of wearable technology and electronic sculpting through lumino light objects and the presentation of Arduino microcontrollers.

Dealing with sculptural textile (J. Štefanec) and electronic thread (A. Klančić), designed substance and new meanings of objects (P. Dona), as well as socially responsible textile art (M. M. Pungerčar), the exhibition presents an overview of contemporary new media directions and questions the meaning of the medium as such. Continue reading


Mar 13, 11:35
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The Mobile Audience: Media Art And Mobile Technologies

The Mobile Audience: Media Art And Mobile Technologies, edited by Martin Rieser, with an Introduction by Howard Rheingold:

The convergence of mobile technologies and ubiquitous computing is creating a world where information-rich environments may be mapped directly onto urban topologies. This book tracks the history and genesis of locative and wearable media and the ground-breaking work of pioneer artists in the field. It examines changing concepts of space and place for a wide range of traditional disciplines ranging from Anthropology, Sociology, Fine Art and Architecture to Cultural and Media Studies, Fashion and Graphic design. Continue reading


Jan 11, 16:03
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Live Stage: Hypo Chrysos [es Madrid]

Hypo Chrysos by Marco Donnarumma - a new biomedia performance for enhanced body, interactive multichannel sound and video, Matadac Festival :: December 16. 2011; 8:00 pm :: Auditorium, CaixaForum, Madrid.

Hypo Chrysos is the second piece of a series of bio-interactive works based on the Xth Sense (XS), an open, biophysical and wearable technology I’ve recently developed. The work was composed ad hoc for the Matadac Festival in Madrid, which this year explores the theme of Machines and Flesh. In conjunction with this premiere, I’m teaching a workshop on biophysical generation and control of music and video using the Xth Sense tech.


Dec 14, 12:13
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Reblogged Performative Wearables

[Image: Agata Olek] Performative Wearables, originally posted on V_2: Since wearable technology pieces are often designed to be interactive, and in most cases are presented to an audience in some sort of way, we thought it was interesting to do a thought experiment: can every ‘wearable’ be considered a performative work, and can this approach help to design and create more meaningful projects?

When Valerie Lamontagne was ‘researcher-in-residence’ at V2_Lab, we dedicated two editions of the eTextile Workspace to the topic of ‘Performativity‘. Continue reading


Dec 6, 17:27
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The Printing Dress: You Are What You Tweet

The Printing Dress by Asta Roseway and Sheridan Martin Small: You are probably familiar with the old saying, “You are what you eat” but how about, “You are what you tweet?” What if this concept were incorporated into garments of the future? Would you censor yourself, knowing you would reveal your statements to the world around you?

The Printing Dress is an artistic piece that explores the notion of wearable text and its potential impact on the future of fashion, as well as our social identity. Built almost entirely of paper, the dress enables the wearer to enter “thoughts” on to its fabric and wear them as public art. By selecting materials and technologies that draw on the past, present, and future of communication media, we encourage viewers to reflect on the path that has brought us to ubiquitous digital communication and to contemplate its forward evolution. [PDF]


Oct 15, 19:18
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