All senses touched when staging a smelly atmosphere

A different presentation, touching all the senses, was recently performed by two doctoral students within the European research network ArcInTexETN. The doctoral students Jyoti Kapur, placed at the Swedish School of Textiles, University of Borås, Sweden, and Justė Pečiulytė, placed at the Vilnius Academy of Arts, made a collaborative entry, bridging distinctive viewpoints from their…

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Interior performance – workshop at ArtVilnius17′

Juste Peciulyte (ESR9) directed two workshop-performance sessions named ‘Interior performance’ at ARTVILNIUS 17′  International Contemporary Art Fair (June 8 – June 11, 2017). As a part of her research methodology she has been setting ‘staging sessions’ in diverse contexts and circumstances. This time during ARTVILNIUS17′, under Malunu 5  (exhibition space at Vilnius Academy of Arts) educational programme…

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Colloquium in Berlin

ArcInTexETN researchers Ramyah Gowrishankar (Design Research Lab) and Iva Rešetar (Digital and Experimental Design) participated in 3rd Colloquium for doctoral candidates at Berlin University of the Arts. The event, hosted by BAS and Design Transfer, gave us an opportunity to present ongoing research projects and engage in the public discussion in a cross-disciplinary setting. We…

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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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