… is the accompanying exhibition for this years “eTextile Summer Camp” and gives an insight to current artistic practices, experiments and research endeavors undertaken by the participants of the camp.
The Exhibition takes place at Paillard Centre d’Art Contemporain during the Summercamp 2014.
presenting the following works:
Aniela Hoitink, 2014
The Solar Inbetween represents a new way of using curtains. Traditionally, the primary functions of curtains have always been to provide insulation and to shut out draughts. I now introduce a new function.
Lace Sensor Project
Anja Hertenberger & Meg Grant, 2012
The Lace Sensor Project explores themes of hand-made versus machine-made work and how handcrafts are reproduced by industrial processes – and vice-versa. It also experiments with the use of different media and techniques to replicate similar styles of textile and decoration.
Anne-Marie Lavigne, 2014
A textile composed of yarn treated with thermochromic pigments. When activated by interwoven conductive threads, the seamless and unified material is transformed, revealing a dynamic fiber interface.
Rainy days never say good bye
Babro Scholz, 2014
We like the rainy days, and we like to get the weather right in the face.
This pair of shoes is a materialized thought, a tribute to the rainy day.
Beam Contrechoc, 2014
This specific “yellow things project” is part of an artistic research “Dataviz on clothing” and research on incorporating new hardware into garments (Very bright Led panels, Led strips).
Becky Stewart, 2013
While walking across the Brooklyn Bridge during a residency in New York, artist Di Mainstone realised suspension bridges looked like giant harps and was inspired to create the Human Harp.
Celine Marcq, 2010
Inconspicuous Matter is a material research project that aims to develop responsive materials for future ambient displays, which would make it possible to visualize electrical energy flows.
The Knitted Radio
Ebru Kurbak & Irene Posch, 2014
The Knitted Radio is part of an ongoing investigation towards using traditional textile crafting techniques to create electronic components and devices from scratch.
Emilie Giles and Janet van der Linden, 2014
Touchable eTextiles is a collection of objects that have been developed as part of an Open University research project exploring the relationship between eTextiles and touch-based interaction with regards to visual impairment.
Esteban de la Torre & Judit Eszter Karpati, 2014
Focused on exploring the relationship between Sound & Textile by developing and applying technology allowing us to use textile as a sound emitter as well as recontextualizing our interaction with textile into to a user interface.
Hannah Perner-Wilson & Mika Satomi, 2028
There has been much speculation on the commissioner’s motivation for ordering the gown prior to his death, but it is widely believed that he intended for it to console his wife and accompany her mourning.
Thermochromic Light Filters
Isabel Cabral & A. P. Souto, 2013
The Thermochromic Light Filters samples, address an on going PhD research with the title “Dynamic Light Filters: Smart Materials Applied to Textile Design”.
Jussi Mikkonen, 2014
The eTextiles are combined with a wireless power transfer to provide waterproofed light to a shower. The use of a shower curtain will not change, but there will be the softer lighting for the user, which is lit only when the curtain is closed.
Lucie Viry, 2005-2012
“Functional fibres” is a collection of several scientific research projects aimed at addressing technological challenges in the field of medicine and robotics.
Martin De Bie, 2014
“Rudy” is a protest jacket using a POV system to allow you sending a message thanks to the leds hidden into the badges.
Maurin Donneaud, 2012
Gamme de tissus pour chemins et sets de table lumineux en collaboration avec Alice Heit designer textile. Objets d’exception pour les repas de fêtes, ces tissus mêlent intimement tradition et innovation.
Paula Kassenaar, 2011
“Soft Interiors” is an example of how you can combine textiles and light in a pleasant way. It keeps the soft, airy qualities of the textile, and adds the warm quality of light. “Soft Interiors” is intended as a home accessory.
Pressure Sensor Cushion
Pauline Vierne, 2014
Eventually this fabric sensor involves our relation with our light – and thereby our energy – consumption. How can our home devices be more responsible and related to our real needs?
Ricardo O’Nascimento, 2011
Bojagi is an unique form of korean textile art. It is a traditional wrapping cloth made by patching together scraps and turning them into useful wrappers. Bojagi can be used to wrap almost everything and there are several techniques to use it.
Sara Robertson, 2014
Digital Lace’ will explicitly pool together the craft skills base and expertise of printed textile practitioner and thermochromic specialist, Sara Robertson (SR) and constructed textile practitioner and light-emitting optical fibre specialist, Sarah Taylor (ST)
Tincuta Heinzel, 2012-2013
Hedgehog Fabric is a flexible device inspired by the way hedgehogs react to different sound stimuli. It is a project which tries to draw attention to the increased noise pollution.
Claire Williams & Wendy Van Wynsberghe, 2014
Dinner parties are prone to protocol. What fork goes where, which glass is for wine and which one is for water? What is the order of things?
OknitMe – Square Kimono Jacket
Serpica Naro, 2014
OKnitMe is an open-source project developed by Serpica Naro collective with the help of some friends with the aim of putting to better use punch-card knitting machines, much easier to find and cheaper to buy.
Swatch Book Exchange
The E-Textile Swatch Exchange is a platform for sharing physical work samples in the field of electronic textiles.