Shih Wei Chieh

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Shih Wei Chieh is a media artist, e-textile prototype designer and a self-taught material researcher, graduated from Media Communication Design of Taipei Shih Chien University in 2010, he now works as a full time artist and e-textile consultant bases in Taipei. He has taught e-textile, smart materials workshops to maker spaces in Taipei, Fashion Department of Shih Chien University, E-textile Summer Camp in Pillared in Paris also Drexel University in Philadelphia in 2016. He’s work has presented in many global platform or festivals collaboratively such as CTM Festival Berlin, SXSW Festival Taxas, Adafruit NYU, Youfab Festival Tokyo. His material practice focus on stretchable circuits application in textile industry, printed circuits, photoelectric chemicals and laser processing related materials. He was founded for a 2 months long textile research residency and a 6 months long fair-trade collaboration with a local NGO (Bandui Lab) and Aztec groups in Mexico in 2013, he was inspired to work with Taiwanese traditional textile communities, he uses technology to explore the relation between traditional textile technique, society and new materials.


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