scientific skin: responsive + conductive ink tapestry installation
 
scientific skin: responsive + conductive ink tapestry installation scientific skin: responsive + conductive ink tapestry installation
dec 06, 2013

scientific skin: responsive + conductive ink tapestry installation

scientific skin at the MAK: ‘contours’ responsive + conductive ink tapestry installation
image courtesy fabio antinori + alicja pytlewska

 

 

 

fabio antinori + alicja pytlewska

MAK fashion lab #02 – scientific skin at the MAK, vienna
december 30th, 2013 to january 12th, 2014

 

 

 

london-based creative laboratory bare conductive was invited to team up with designers fabio antinori and alicja pytlewska in order to develop a large-scale metaphor for the idea of breathing life into a collection of responsive textile skins. ‘contours’ is at the core of the interactive tapestry installation; a series capacitive sensors are applied to the suspended fabric substrates using conductive paint. these sensors react to the presence of a person within the vicinity and track their movements, outputting a constantly modulated ambient soundscape reminiscent of medical research environments. the abstract geometric ornamentation connects the tapestries’ individual sensors to form giant panels, serving as an acoustic feedback loop that alludes to the relationship between science and the body.

 

 


‘contours’ MAK interactive sound tapestries
video courtesy fabio_la

 

 

MAK-ausstellungsansicht, 2013, MAK fashion lab #02, scientific skin
bare conductive in collaboration with fabio antinori + alicja pytlewska, contours, 2013
image courtesy MAK-säulenhalle © MAK/katrin wißkirchen

 

 

MAK-ausstellungsansicht, 2013, MAK fashion lab #02, scientific skin
bare conductive in collaboration with fabio antinori + alicja pytlewska, contours, 2013
image courtesy MAK-säulenhalle © MAK/katrin wißkirchen

 

 

image courtesy alicja pytlewska

 

 

image courtesy fabio antinori + alicja pytlewska

 

 

MAK-ausstellungsansicht, 2013, MAK fashion lab #02, scientific skin
bare conductive in collaboration with fabio antinori + alicja pytlewska, contours, 2013
image courtesy MAK-säulenhalle © MAK/katrin wißkirchen

 

 

MAK-ausstellungsansicht, 2013, MAK fashion lab #02, scientific skin
bare conductive in collaboration with fabio antinori + alicja pytlewska, contours, 2013
image courtesy MAK-säulenhalle © MAK/katrin wißkirchen

 

 

image courtesy fabio antinori + alicja pytlewska

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