FLESHING OUT

By: Heleen
On: September 22, 2006
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If anyone was interested in further investigating the subject of the article of Lev Manovich ( ‘The Poetics of Augmented Space: Learning from Prada’ (2002)) that we have read for our last class of “Nieuwe Media Theorieen“, they may like to attend this seminar (or workshop) from VP and V2!

Pre announcement

FLESHING OUT

Wearable Interfaces, Smart Materials and Living Fabrics

V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media, Rotterdam, and Amsterdam-based Virtueel Platform, the expertise centre for E-Culture, are organising a two-day event on the theme of close-to-the-skin technology.
Recent developments in science, including DNA and stem cell research, tissue culturing, smart materials and wearable technology, have a growing impact on how we perceive materials and clothing in design practice.

Seminar
This seminar brings together leading and critical initiatives in the field of wearable technology and smart materials and presents them to a broad audience of artists, designers, scientists and students from a variety of disciplines.
The seminar takes place on Thursday 9th of Novemberat V2_ in Rotterdam.
You can register via our online registration form: www.virtueelplatform.nl/registrationform


Workshop
The workshop provides a more intimate setting for a selected group of speakers from the seminar and several invited Dutch experts. They come together in this workshop to analyse best practices in the interdisciplinary field of wearable technology, come up with scenarios, and research the possibilities of setting up new innovative projects in the Netherlands.
The workshop will be held on Friday 10th of November at the Zwijger in Amsterdam.
The Fleshing Out workshop is by invitation only. However there are some open seats availeble
You can register via our online registration form: www.virtueelplatform.nl/registrationform

For more information: www.virtueelplatform.nl/fleshingout
And:
www.v2.nl

Fleshing Out kindly acknowledges the financial support of: Mondriaan Foundation and Saxion Universities

3 Responses to “FLESHING OUT”
  • September 22, 2006 at 2:38 pm

    Sounds very interesting, I’ll try and be there! Is it free though? :)

  • September 22, 2006 at 2:42 pm

    I don’t think it’s free, but you could always ask if they have a student discount….

  • September 22, 2006 at 4:18 pm

    I just looove student discounts, let’s hope so!

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