The dress that responds to staring

February 7th, 2014

Fashion designer and professor, recipient of the Phyllis-Lambert Design Montréal Grant, Ying Gao, is recognized worldwide, for her experimental work that melds advanced technologies, clothing and art.  Frequently shown in museums and galleries, her designs “explores both the status of the individual, whose physical contours are transformed by external interferences, and the garment’s function as […]

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Pleasant weather experiences forecast

September 23rd, 2013

Weather-sensitive fabric sculpture offers a multi-sensory experience for arts center visitors. It’s not a smart fabric, exactly, but it seems to behave like one. Artist John Grade has created a kinetic sculptural installation that moves in response to the weather—information collected on the roof of the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wis., where the […]

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