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[WEAR Sustain] at Digital Futures: E-stitches, V&A Museum, London
December 9, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm GMTFree
A special session and showcase by Digital Programmes, Victoria and Albert Museum, with talks and workshops by members of the e-stitches group, a meet-up for textiles and technology taking place regularly at the V&A.
Talks from 13.30 to 14.50 followed by drop-in workshops led by Becky Stewart and Sara Robertson with Claire Felicity Miller.
WEAR Consortium partner Camille Baker be on hand to share the progress of current selected project teams working with the Open Call themes: environment, use and reuse vs. waste and planned obsolesce, energy and batteries, body/ physiology/somatics, emotional and mental health, social/ cultural/ economic (addressing data collection, surveillance, privacy, algorithmic focussed marketing, human rights and labour practices. She will also be available to answer any queries on the current WEAR Open Call.
e-stitches has over 140 members from a wide variety of fields and experience, each bringing their own unique view on e-textiles. The group includes artists, designers, researchers, technologists, curators, choreographers, journalists, entrepreneurs and industry thought leaders. The e-stitches community creates innovative and experimental applications for art, design, research and commerce.