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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Micro-tectonics

ArcInTexETN fellows are selected to participate in this year´s Istanbul Design Biennial addressing the theme “Are We Human”. Our video entry entitled “Micro-tectonics” captured the collaborative experiments with responsive textiles created during the Common Course 1 at Berlin University of the Arts. Working with heat and moisture, we investigated time-based material transformations occurring in the…

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Secondment in Nida Art Colony | Part 2

After the first individual workshops of each researcher as posted earlier by Marina Castan https://arcintexetn.com/2016/10/10/secondment-in-nida-art-colony-part-1/;through the feedback and reflections of the group, the idea of time line based network was discussed. Some ideas of collaborations starting to emerge within each of the research areas. These collaborations formed after the first workshop series were definitely not a…

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