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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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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Growing Bioplastic

Design Week 2016, Vilnius Academy of Art I gave a hands-on workshop with bio-degradable material in Vilnius Academy of Art. Design Week’16 events were focused on the sustainability. During the workshop “Growing Bioplastic” students were trying 3 different recipes for making their own bioplastic. Students were experimenting with the quality of dryness and thickness as well. They…

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Invisible Value of the Wearables: Adding Sound to Textile and Objects

Workshop and lectures by Vidmina Stasiulyte, DESIGN WEEK 2016   SOUNDING OBJECTS I was giving the 4 days hands-on workshop “Sounding Objects” and two lectures “Sonic-haptic values of the wearables”, “Sonic-haptic interfaces in the fashion design” during the Design Week’16 in Vilnius Academy of Arts. The visual perception is the most common form in the field of…

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