Monthly Archives: November 2011

Wearable Electronics course presentations – MUU Gallery 5.12.

Electronics and sensors allow artists to create interactive smart garments that produce sound and images in reaction to movement. They sense and communicate with the environment and the user, and may react to them. In some cases the garment is … Continue reading

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Impulse/Control progress

We came up with a title for our concept: Impulse/Control. I’m really happy how this project has me jumping from the wood, costume, and electronics workshops. We’re investing a lot of time and effort into the project, and we’re excited … Continue reading

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Material updated in the Contemporary Dance Productions section.

I have added some footage from a recent impro-session with Karolina Ginman.

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Sound Gloves – WIP

We have been working on the gloves project this week and made some progress. First, we sewed the conductive thread to the inner fabric layer of the gloves, and soldered the amps onto the circuit boards (after failing twice, we … Continue reading

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Greetings from NYC from ABA’s Audio Branding congress 2011.

Dear all,   I visited the Audio Branding Associations (ABA) congress hosted by Expansion Team (a NYC-based audio branding agency) on the 17th Nov in New York with Tommi Koskinen who is also a SOiN 1st year student. The theme for this year’s … Continue reading

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Defensive Dress Progress

A little update on what we have been doing. The first test of thermochromic textiles. We tried to test different materials as the heating element. These small patches were woven by hand with various metallic threads and silk thread dyed … Continue reading

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Dancer control construction progress

Monday, we finally got the joystick and buttons in the mail. I’m really happy with the look and feel of the joystick and arcade buttons. One of the four directions wasn’t clicking every time, so I did a little joystick … Continue reading

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Chips and Salsa

    Some progress with the electrodes has been done! From left to right: base unit, electrode, ground electrode. Ali from Media Factory soldered the tiny SMD’s to the board (like a boss). We still need to attach the resistors … Continue reading

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Ramyah Gowrishankar: Designing Fabric Interactions

Ramyah from media lab presented her MA-thesis work yesterday. It was really interesting. She provided us with some links and pdf of her thesis: Ramyah Gowrishankar: Designing Fabric Interactions Videos of her work Projects blog and tutorials Projects webpage

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Now b*****ing leds with arrays…..!

Well, I have at leat learnt how to make arrays well, so that is good, but the actual functionality seems to be exactly the same as the first rough version! Any comments welcome.

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