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valerie lamontagne: interactive weather dresses
feb 23, 2010
valerie lamontagne: interactive weather dresses


valerie lamontagne is a canadian artist based in montreal who created  series of interactive dresses that
change form based on weather patterns. the project is titled ‘peau d’ane’ after a fairy tale by charles
perrault detailing three dresses made from the sky, moonbeams and sunlight. while each of these things is
immaterial, lamontagne found ways to materialize them in her dresses. temperature, UV, solar radiation,
wind speed & velocity, humidity and rain fall data is collected and sent to the dresses wirelessly, where
micro-controllers relay info to internal circuitry. the sun dress has 128 LEDs which can light up
depending on sun data, while the moon dress has 14 colour-modulating flowers to represent each phase
of the moon cycle and the sky dress is imbued with 14 vibrating air pockets.

http://www.valerielamontagne.com


sky dress by valerie lamontagne



moon dress by valerie lamontagne



sun dress by valerie lamontagne

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