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1. September 2014

E-Textiles Live Lab with Hannah Perner-Wilson & Mika Satomi

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Introducing one of our SchmiedeLabs in collaboration with WTD

Lab Description
This Lab brings together e-textile practitioners with performing artists to build interactive wearables and textiles that function in a live context. This is the first year of the lab and we’re excited to see who will join and what ideas will come out of it.
The aim of the lab is to provide space, time, materials and tools for developing concepts, collaborating and building new projects that involve electronic textiles in “Live” and “On Stage” performance settings.

teapot pincushion

 

Lab Leaders: Hannah Perner-Wilson and Mika Satomi (KOBAKANT)

Mika Satomi and Hannah Perner-Wilson have been collaborating since 2006, and in 2008 formed the collective KOBAKANT. Together, through their work, they explore the use of textile crafts and electronics as a medium for commenting on technological aspects of today’s “high-tech” society. KOBAKANT believes in the spirit of humoring technology, often presenting their work as a twisted criticism of the stereotypes surrounding textile craftsmanship and electrical engineering. KOBAKANT believes that technology exists to be hacked, handmade and modified by everyone to better fit our personal needs and desires.

In 2009, as research fellows at the Distance Lab in Scotland, KOBAKANT published an online database for sharing their DIY wearable technology approach titled HOW TO GET WHAT YOU WANT.

www.howtogetwhatyouwant.at
www.kobakant.at

 

SchmiedeWORKSHOP: Meet The Materials

This workshop is about introducing range of electronic textile materials, its properties and characteristics to get familiarized with and understand how it can be used as a part of sensors, actuators and circuits. These materials will be available at the E-Textile Live Lab during the Schmiede to be used in projects. Following the introduction, we will hold a small prototyping session to introduce tools and processes we use in our works.

This workshop is really more of an introductory session in which we will introduce the range of electronic textile materials, tools and processes we use in our work and which will be available in the E-Textile Live Lab during the Schmiede. Following the introduction we hope to have an open discussion and prototyping session in which the materials are used to throw around ideas.

Materials, tools and processes featured in the workshop will include: conductive threads, fabrics, yarns, materials for making stretch, bend, pressure, squeeze sensors, wireless solutions, power solutions, analog to digital conversion boards…

 

SchmiedeTALK: Electronic Textiles Here and Now
Presenters: Hannah Perner-Wilson & Mika Satomi, Maurin, Jimmy Hertz & Marcela Rozo and more

Members of the Lab will present their work in “Pecha-Kucha” style: rapid succession slide show of their projects. Short questions and answers session will follow at the end. The presentations will give an insight into individual members of the lab, as well as an overview of things happening within the field of electronic+textiles+performance today.

22. August 2014

SCHMIEDE14: SelfAssembling 11. – 21. September 2014

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We are happy to announce that Schmiede14 will feature three Labs in collaboration with What’s the deal:

Electronic Textiles Live Lab with Hannah Perner-Wilson and Mika Satomi
www.kobakant.at

TrikeLab with Muslauf
www.muslauf.si

DesignLab with Marjanne van Helvert and Janett Sumbera
www.sumbera.at
www.dirty-design.net

more Information to come…..

in the meantime, have a look at our program:

Schmiede14 SelfAssembling

19. May 2014

Call for artists: “From Space to Place to Utopia” – Deadline extended to June 15, 2014

by Hertha    Filed under: Creative Lab,FSPU,MunichComments Off on Call for artists: “From Space to Place to Utopia” – Deadline extended to June 15, 2014

We have another open call for artists within the project “what’s the deal?”which relates to the special track “ “From Space to Place to Utopia”.

International artists are invited for residencies (1 to 3 months) during October, November and December 2014 to the Villa Waldberta, the international artist-residence of the City of Munich, Germany, to create utopian visions of selected urban spots: 3 different views on selected urban spots in Munich and in the partner cities Ljubljana, Amsterdam, Hallein/Salzburg, Bordeaux will be developed:

  • Space is the present state (reproduced by a photo)
  • Place is the transformation to spots made suitable to the needs of the scene focused on (skateboarders in Munich and Bordeaux, mural art / bikers in Ljubljana, Schmiede community in Hallein/Salzburg and designers in Amsterdam) (e.g. 3D work)
  • Utopia is the visionary view of artists on those spots (free choice of method and genre)

    5 to 7 triptychs are to be created and will be presented as an exhibition at the Urban Cultures Summit, the final event of WTD, in Munich in May/June 2015.

New deadline for application: June 15

Does this raise your interest or do you know of someone who might want to use this great opportunity? Then have a look at the link and distribute the call accordingly.

Call for artist in residency From Space to Place to Utopia 

A few impressions of our first event of „What’s the deal?“ in Munich a week ago

This is Villa Waldberta – a great place with a relaxed atmosphere

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Call for artists, designers, scientists, creatives – Artist-in-Residence – Deadline extended to 15 June, 2014

by Hertha    Filed under: Creative Lab,MunichComments Off on Call for artists, designers, scientists, creatives – Artist-in-Residence – Deadline extended to 15 June, 2014

From October to December 2014 the Villa Waldberta, the international artist residence of the City of Munich, Germany, will mutate into a “Creative Lab” as part of our project WTD. The house will host international artists, designers, scientists, creatives etc. who are interested in becoming involved in WTD and who will produce art work, concepts, products, etc. related to WTD’s theme: sustainability and young urban cultures as well as the Do-it-Yourself approach. All work created will be presented during the Urban Cultures Summit in 2015, the final event of the project.

New deadline for application: June 15, 2014

Does this raise your interest or do you know of someone who might want to use this great opportunity? Then have a look at the link and distribute the call accordingly.

Call for artist in residency Creative Lab_Deadline 15 June 2014

A few impressions of our first event of „What’s the deal?“ in Munich a week ago

This is Villa Waldberta – a great place with a relaxed atmosphere

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17. April 2014

Creative Lab – Artist-in-Residencies in Munich – 2 open calls

by Hertha    Filed under: Creative Lab,FSPU,MunichComments Off on Creative Lab – Artist-in-Residencies in Munich – 2 open calls

From October to December 2014 the Villa Waldberta, the international artist residence of the City of Munich, Germany, will mutate into a “Creative Lab” as part of our project WTD. The house will host international artists, designers, scientists, creatives etc. who are interested in becoming involved in WTD and who will produce art work, concepts, products, etc. related to WTD’s theme: sustainability and young urban cultures as well as the Do-it-Yourself approach. All work created will be presented during the Urban Cultures Summit in 2015, the final event of the project.

There are 2 open calls as of today:

  • one is for artists, designers, scientists, creatives, etc. willing to create work related to the WTD themes
  • one is for artists creating utopian visions of selected urban spots

Deadline for application: May 31

Does this raise your interest or do you know of someone who might want to use this great opportunity? Then have a look at the links and distribute the calls accordingly.

Call for artist in residency Creative Lab

Call for artist in residency FSPU (=From Space to Place to Utopia)

 

A few impressions of our first event of „What’s the deal?“ in Munich a week ago

This is Villa Waldberta – a great place with a relaxed atmosphere

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