Presentation at Mini-Science Fair at Nobel Museum, Stockholm

Among other selected researchers from the Swedish School of Textiles, University of Borås and other Universities across Sweden, I presented my research on olfactive interactions at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm. The event we were invited to was a Mini-Science Fair – http://www.nobelmuseum.se/en/calendar/ask-watch-try In this two hour presentation, there were lot of inquisitive visitors. These included all…

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Collective Embodied Textile Graffiti

As a part of the ‘Embodied Interaction Textile Design’ conference held in Vilnius Art Academy, six of us took part in the workshop ‘Second hand, Second View, Second Step’ lead by the artist and professor Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė. The aim of the workshop was to explore different viewpoints that combine the local context reality with the textile…

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BEYOND SEEING

I am excited that I had the opportunity to join the international project Beyond Seeing. It will be a substantial contribution to my own research. Yet the world of fashion is first and foremost a visual experience. What does fashion stand for blind people? How do they experience colors, fabrics, and surfaces? What do they perceive that we fail…

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Sonic Identity

Workshop with blind people, Vilnius Art Academy, 22nd October I am developing my own method of the sensitized experience and I was doing a research on sonic-haptic perception with blind people. I chose the experimental workshop format for it. I collected various materials that make sounds: fabrics, accessories, fastenings, etc. The topic of the workshop…

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MCSA16

MSCA16 is Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Satellite event. It was held in Manchester on the 28th-29th of July. I was participating in the MSCA16 Satellite event “Research and Society” and presenting the poster of my research “Sonic Fashion”. I met researchers from various fields, we were discussing our own research, and making connections. I was presenting my poster “Sonic Fashion”…

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  The EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) is a biennial, pan-European, general science conference dedicated to scientific research and innovation. Each conference aims to deliver stimulating content and lively debate around the latest advancements and discoveries in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. I was participating in the ESOF16 Conference in Manchester (23rd-27th July) and meeting…

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