Wearable Futures - Programme

WEDNESDAY 14 SEPTEMBER 2005

Auditorium A
13.30 – 15.00

Opening Address

Suzanne Lee
Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, University of The Arts London, UK
FASHIONING THE FUTURE

Panel 1 – 15.00 – 16.30
DESIGN FOR WEARABILITY

Angel Chang
Independent, 195 Spring Street. #10, New York, NY, 10012, USA
ENGINEERS ARE FROM MARS, FASHION DESIGNERS ARE FROM VENUS: BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN TWO OPPOSING INDUSTRIES

Stacey Burr, Qaizar Hassonjee & Roger Armitage
Textronics, Inc, USA
ELECTRO-TEXTILE SOLUTIONS

Jenny Tillotson
Central Saint Martins, UK
SCENT BY A WIRELESS WEB

Panel 2 – 17.00 – 18.30
TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE

Stephen Thompson
University of Plymouth & University of Wales, Newport, UK
SEMI-INFINITE BODIES: TOWARDS A CRITICAL LANGUAGE OF THE UNAPPARENT

Susan Jenkyn Jones
Central St Martins, University of the Arts, London, UK
TEACHING OLD TOGS NEW TRICKS

Kristina Andersen, Anne Nigten & Matthew Fuller
STEIM (studio for electro instrumental music), Amsterdam
WORN

Auditorium B

Panel 1 – 15.00 – 16.30
TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE

Sam Malcolm Strauss, Peck Leong Tan Jackson
& Thomas Kitzazawa
Central Saint Martins, UK; University College London,
UK; Goldsmiths College, University of London, UK
INTERLACING THE URBAN FABRIC – E-MOTIONAL COSTUMES FOR SOCIAL AGENTS IN THE CENTRAL CITY

Lucy Dunne, Barry Smyth, Susan Ashdown, Phoebe Sengers and Joseph ‘Jofish’ Kaye
University College Dublin, Ireland; Cornell University,
CONFIGURING THE USER IN WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY DESIGN

Jayne Wallace, Andy Dearden and Tom Fisher
Sheffield Hallam University, UK
THE SIGNIFICANT OTHER – THE VALUE OF
JEWELLERY WITHIN THE CONCEPTION, DESIGN & EXPERIENCE OF BODY FOCUSED DIGITAL DEVICES

Panel 2 – 17.00 – 18.30
DESIRES NEEDS AND REALITY

Valérie Lamontagne
Concordia University, Canada
PEAU D’ANE: WHERE WEARABLES MEET FAIRY TALES

Sarah Kettley
Napier University, UK
CRAFTS PRAXIS FOR CRITICAL WEARABLES DESIGN

Jessica Charlesworth
Independent, UK
WEARABLES AS RELATIONSHIP ‘TOOLS’

Auditorium C

Panel 1 – 15.00 – 16.30
AESTHETICS AND MAKING

Natalia Allen
Design Innovation Development Implementation, USA
THE DISCONTENTS OF WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY: IMPROVING TRANSITION FROM INNOVATION TO IMPLEMENTATION

Polly Duplock & Josie Steed
University of Dundee, UK
SOFT STUDIO – A DESIGN RESEARCH PLATFORM FOR TEXTILE PRODUCTS

Wagner Ourique de Morais, Jean-Yves Tigli, Diane Lingrand
Université de Nice, France
DYNAMIC MANAGEMENT OF INPUT/OUTPUT DEVICES FOR WEARABLE COMPUTERS

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THURSDAY 15 SEPTEMBER 2005

Auditorium A

Panel 3 – 09.30 – 12.30
TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE

Jessica Hemmings
Selvedge Magazine, San Diego
SECOND SKINS

Anne Farren and Andrew Hutchison
Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia
THE (LITERALLY) LIVING GARMENT

Leah Heiss
RMIT University, Australia
ENABLED APPAREL: THE ROLE OF DIGITALLY ENHANCED APPAREL IN PROMOTING REMOTE EMPATHIC CONNECTION

Chris Baber
The University of Birmingham, UK
ENGINEERING FUTURE WEARABLES

Panel 4 – 13.30 – 16.30
DESIGN FOR WEARABILITY

David Bryson
University of Derby, UK
UNWEARABLES

Penelope Watkins
Suvon, ‘Syrusa’, UK
CUSTOM FIT PRESSURE GARMENT PATTERN PROFILING

Sue Thomas and Diana Klein
RMIT University, Australia
MR INCREDIBLE’S* NEW SUIT OR CAN WOOL ‘SAVE’ OUR FUTURE?

15.30 – 16.30

Sarah E. Braddock Clarke
Co Author of Techno Textiles, SportsTech and Techno Textiles2 pub 2005
ACTION: FASHION

Panel 5 – 16.30 – 18.00
AESTHETICS AND MAKING

Ling-Shin Liu and Pammi Sinha
The University of Manchester, UK
INVESTIGATING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CONSUMER ADOPTION AND NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT OF WEARABLES

Mick Siddons
Cr8ive Solutions Ltd, UK
INNOVATION, WHY DO SO MANY DEVELOPMENT CONCEPTS FAIL TO BE REALIZED AND EVEN FEWER SUCCEED IN GAINING MARKET SHARE?

Auditorium B

Panel 3 – 09.30 – 12.30
DESIGN FOR WEARABILITY

Andrew Taylor and Ertu Unver
University of Huddersfield, UK
AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY TO TEST A 3D LASER SCANNER FOR BODY MEASUREMENT AND 3D VIRTUAL GARMENT DESIGN IN FASHION EDUCATION

Philip Delamore, Volker Junior and Greg Lever
London College of Fashion, UK; Volker Junior Consulting, Munich;
Prior 2 Lever, UK
3D DIRECT MANUFACTURING OF MADE-TO-MEASURE PERFORMANCE FOOTWEAR

Ian Jones and R J Wise
TWI Ltd, UK
NOVEL JOINING METHODS APPLICABLE TO TEXTILES AND SMART GARMENTS

Panel 4 – 13.30 – 16.30
AESTHETICS AND MAKING

Zane Berzina
Goldsmiths College, UK
CHARTING AND MAPPING THE SKIN

Miles Jordan
Eleksen Limited, UK
REAL PRODUCTS FOR REAL LIFE

Richard Hurford, Adam Martin and Rachel Murphy
University of Wales Newport, UK
WEARABILITY

Panel 5 – 16.30 – 18.00
DESIRES NEEDS AND REALITY

Frans Vogelaar
Hybrid Space at the Academy of Media Arts Cologne, Germany
THE CONTEXT OF WEARABLES: HYBRID URBAN MOBILITY SPACES

Katherine Moriwaki and Jonah Brucker-Cohen
University of Dublin, UK
FASHIONING THE CHALLENGE: DO-IT-YOURSELF WEARABLE DESIGN

Laura Beloff
The Academy of Arts, Norway
ART, REAL TIME AND SEVEN MILE BOOTS

Auditorium C

Panel 3 – 09.30 – 12.30
DESIRES NEEDS AND REALITY

Franziska Schroeder and Pedro Rebelo
The University of Edinburgh, UK; Sonic Arts Reseach Centre, Belfast
WEARABLE MUSIC IN ENGAGING TECHNOLOGIES

Johannes Birringer and Michèle Danjoux
Interaktions Labor Intakt, Germany ; Nottingham Trent University, UK
THE TELEMATIC DRESS: EVOLVING GARMENTS & DISTRIBUTED PROPRIOCEPTION IN STREAMING MEDIA AND FASHION PERFORMANCE

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FRIDAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2005

Auditorium A
9.00 – 10.00

Joanna Berzowska
Extra Soft Labs / Concordia University, W. Montreal
EXTRA SOFT COMPUTATION AND MEMORY-RICH GARMENTS

Panel 6 – 10.00 – 13.00
TECHNOLOGY AND CULTURE

Rachel Beth Egenhoefer
Independent, USA
NEGOTIATING DESIRES BETWEEN BODY AND MACHINE

Usman Haque and Despina Papadopoulos
Independent, UK ; Independent, USA
1000 (LITTLE TIPS OF COMMUNICATION)

Hazel White and Ewan Steel
University of Dundee, UK
WRITTEN ON THE BODY: JEWELLERY AS A TANGIBLE INTERFACE TO CODE BASED ART

PLENARY

Auditorium B

Panel 6 – 10.00 – 13.00
AESTHETICS AND MAKING

Robert Pepperell
University of Wales, Newport & University of Plymouth, UK
“I AM PUTTING MYSELF TO THE FULLEST POSSIBLE USE”: APPLICATIONS FOR CONSCIOUS SYSTEMS

Ulli Oberlack
Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design, UK
ILLUMINATION AND EMANATION – LIGHT AS BODY ADORNMENT

Tina Gonsalves
Independent, Australia
WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY AS EMOTIONAL TOOLS – A PERSONAL INVESTIGATION

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