Co-lab Biomaterial

To learn more about biomaterials, protocols and processes I went to London to join the Co-lab Workshop about biomaterials at UCL and the Institute of Making. Within 3 days I worked together with Designers, Artists and Scientists on a project, learned about Algae and Bioreactors, Bacterial Inks and was very fascinated about bioluminescent Algae.     About…

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Future Scenarios

TEI – FUTURING INTERACTION: A HANDS-ON WORKSHOP with Andrew McPherson, Péter Kun, Stefano delle Monache and Michael Shiloh   TEI organised a hands-on workshop for all participants to the TEI 2016 conference. In teams, we were engaged in 3 types of activities that enabled us to explore the topics that TEI will cover five years from now. Interactions…

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STEREO HAPTICS

DESIGNING HAPTIC INTERACTIONS USING AUDIO TOOLS Studio-Workshop by Siyan Zhao, Zachary Schwemler, Adam Fritz and Ali Israr During the hands-on studio workshop we explored how to create meaningful haptic content that engages different areas of the body using off-the-shelf hardware and open source software. The studio gave us an understanding of apparent tactile illusions, a perception…

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OUR BODY IS OUR MANUAL

TEI 2016, Eindhoven The ACM International conference on Tangible, Embedded and Embodied Interaction (TEI) addresses issues of human-computer interaction, design, interactive art, user experience, tools and technologies. The work presented at TEI focuses on physical interaction with computing technology and addresses design challenges, theories, experiences, systems, and new developments. TEI brings together this emerging field,…

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Sensing the Body

Troy Nachtigall and Admar Schoonen gave a workshop in the Wearable Senses Lab.  The workshop focused on Presence and Pressure sensing using textiles and Arduinos.  The sensor performs resistive sensing and capacitive touch sensing simultaneously on the same circuit. The code from the sensor and the presentation in the pictures is available here: https://github.com/admarschoonen/resistive_cap_touch The presentation…

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‘Meteorological turn in design’

Lecture at the Vilnius Academy of Arts THE METEOROLOGICAL CITY by an architect and researcher Daniel Köhler from lab-eds. 18 February 2016 Conference: “On Atmospheres: Spaces of Embodiment” at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design  4-5 February 2016 Exhibition CLIMATS ARTIFICIELS (ARTIFICIAL CLIMATES) at Espace EDF, Paris 4 October 2015 -28 February 2016 Exhibition  PRODUCTIONS: ATMOSPHERES. OBJECTS. SURFACES…

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