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Remco Beeskow on Fri, 10 Nov 2006 04:46:13 +0100 (CET)

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*FLESHING OUT Wearable Interfaces, Smart Materials, Living Fabrics*

V2_, Institute for the Unstable Media, Rotterdam, and Amsterdam-based Virtueel Platform, the expertise centre for E-Culture, are organising a two-day event on the theme of close-to-the-skin technology.
Recent developments in science, including DNA and stem cell research, tissue culturing, smart materials and wearable technology, have a growing impact on how we perceive materials and clothing in design practice.

*FLESHING OUT: Seminar**

Thursday 9th November

10 am - 6 pm, at V2_ in Rotterdam

This seminar brings together leading and critical initiatives in the field of wearable technology and smart materials and presents them to a wide audience of artists, designers,

scientists and students from a variety of disciplines.

The seminar is part of V2_’s Test_Lab events series.

Admission seminar: 40 Euro (students: 20 Euro)

You can register via our online registration form: www.virtueelplatform.nl/registrationform <http://www.virtueelplatform.nl/registrationform>

*FLESHING OUT: Scenario Workshops*

Friday 10th November

10 am - 6 pm, De Zwijger, Amsterdam

A selected group of speakers from the seminar and

Dutch experts come together to analyse best practices in

the interdisciplinary field of wearable technology, come up

with scenarios and research the possibility of setting up

new projects in the Netherlands.

Admission scenario workshops: 75 Euro (students: 35 Euro)

To register for the seminar and scenario workshops:

www.virtueelplatform.nl/fleshingout <http://www.virtueelplatform.nl/fleshingout>

**Featuring:* *

Kristina Andersen (Media Design, Piet Zwart Institute, Rotterdam and Steim, Amsterdam) / Joanna Berzowska (Design and Computation Arts , Concordia University, Montreal) / Ger Brinks (Textile Materials, Saxion Hogescholen, Enschede) / Anne Galloway (Sociology & Anthropology, Carleton University Ottawa) / Janine Huizinga (Waag Society, Amsterdam) / Tobie Kerridge

(Royal College of Art, London) / Suzanne Lee (Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, London) / Michiel Scheffer (Fashion and Materials Design, Saxion Hogescholen, Enschede) / Thecla Schiphorst (Interactive Arts, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver) / Sabine Seymour (University of Art and Industrial Design in Linz, Austria) / Ionat Zurr (SymbioticA: the art and science collaborative research laboratory, School of Anatomy and Human Biology, University of Western Australia)

Fleshing Out kindly acknowledges the financial support of: Mondriaan Foundation and Saxion Universities

Bezoek tevens / Also visit: www.v2.nl en / and www.virtueelplatform.nl

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