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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BLUEDOT

Participating in the science and art festival Bluedot (included into ESOF16 program) Bluedot is a brand new festival of discovery at Jodrell Bank, the iconic observatory, and heart of our quest for knowledge of the cosmos. Bluedot invites you to camp out under the stars and to explore a stellar program of music, science, arts, technology,…

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Open Studios Nida Artist Colony

The four-week stay at Nida Art Colony provided the five researchers of Work Package 2 with an exciting environment in several ways. The exchange with artists and lecturers as well as the remote location and the surrounding nature contributed to a very inspiring setting. During the residence, the team collaborated on a series of workshops (https://arcintexetn.com/category/workpackage-2/)…

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Solemaker

Solemaker brings ultra personalised footwear to everyone with Solemaker.io. Based upon the same system that was used to make the shoes for the Minister, users scan their feet, adjust the sole to how they walk, then create their own personalized shoe. “Solemaker is a step towards a future where our data is used to make things for us.” says Troy. It took a team of twelve designers, engineers, programers, professors, gurus, makers and podiatrists to create solemaker.io.

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