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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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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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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Listening and Making Sounds

Each Listener by act of ‘listening’ effects the field and thus the form. The form affects the listener in a dance of reflections in the space between. Pauline Oliveros I and my colleague researcher Linnea Bågander from The Swedish School of Textiles made an experimental workshop based on Listening and Making Sounds. I was inspired by…

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LISTENING MODES

Workshops  I was giving two workshops “Listening Modes” in Vilnius Academy of Arts (Design Week 2016) and The Swedish School of Textiles (ArcInTex Network Meeting). During the workshops participants were bringing the awareness of micro sounds/amplified/filtered sounds and exploring the listening modes using different forms of low-tech and high-tech sound mirrors/amplifiers. The collected reflections from…

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