“gateways. Art and Networked Culture”
The event coordinator Mare Tralla says: “The most obvious examples of the integration of technology into fashion are demonstrated by the costumes of pop-stars, such as Lady Gaga’s kinetic ‘living dress’ or Katy Perry’s LED light-work dress. Also, in sports contemporary designers and producers have to use increasingly more high-tech solutions for enhanced functionality and materials in sportswear.”
The keynote speaker, the Austrian Dr Sabine Seymour, is Assistant Professor of Fashionable Technology and the director of the Fashionable Technology Lab at Parsons The New School for Design in New York. Her recent books Fashionable Technology – The Intersection of Design, Fashion, Science, and Technology and Functional Aesthetics – Visions in Fashionable Technology provide insight into design, fashion and technology. Dr Seymour’s presentation provides a conceptual framework and critical approach to interdisciplinary concepts, where aesthetically pleasing fashionable technology objects are combined with technically enhanced functionality.
The Dutch artist and architect Daan Roosegaarde explores, in his presentation, the relationship between architecture, people and technology. The Berlin-based group Trikoton will demonstrate their Voice Knitting Collection and software, which converts voice into binary codes to create knitting patterns for their garments.
The Estonian designer and researcher Kärt Ojavee’s smart textile projects investigate the premise of new hybrid materials and their functionality in various environments. Tiago Martins demonstrates Rambler (a collaborative project with Ricardo O’Nascimento), a pair of sneakers that comment on the phenomena of social networking and literally post your steps on a Twitter account.
The exhibition “gateways. Art and Networked Culture” is a joint project of the Goethe-Institut and Kumu Art Museum, as part of the program Tallinn, European Capital of Culture 2011. The exhibition is also supported by EMT, the British Council, the Foreign Ministry of Germany and the Embassy of Spain.
Gateways curator: Sabine Himmelsbach (Germany)
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