Anastasia Pistofidou

Anastasia Pistofidou is a freelance researcher, practicioner and educator on digital fabrication technologies, digital art instalations, textiles and wearable technologies.

With a degree in Architecture AUTH Aristotle University, Thessaloniki and Master Degree from IAAC Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalunia (Fabbots 2011) she has been working at Fab Lab Barcelona as coordinator and later as head of Advanced Manufacturing Office, specialised in hardware development, rapid prototyping and design to production, workshops, lectures and tutoring.What fascinates her more are the applications of digital fabrication technologies to installations, artistic creations, prototyping, architecture, furniture, interiors, exhibitions and products and the combination with traditional craftman techniques.

She developed a personal applied research line on textiles, soft architectures and innovative materials : fabtextiles.org.  Experimenting with new materials and processes, combining digital fabrication techniques and crafts, her work is demonstrating how new technologies can shift the massive consumption of fast fashion to a customised, personal and local fabrication applied on education and every day life.She is also a founding member at FirstV1sion.com and collaborates for the  development of  a wearable t-shirt for sports, that integrates a camera with a HD transmission system.Her artistic public interventions are together with a multidisciplinary collective, chinos international.cc , an activist group of programmers , interaction designers, anthropologists and artists.

www.fabtextiles.org

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