Revised “Hyperdressing” essay will be published in the catalog for the great new exhibition “Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World,” opening at the new quarters for The Design Msueum on November 24.
At the Lively Objects Opening, Museum of Vancouver @ISEA2015
It was worn by Boris Kourtoukov of the Social Body Lab http://socialbodylab.com
Monarch is a harness with wing-like shoulder enhancements that render the wearer more fearsome. The structures expand and contract in response to sensors on the arm reading muscle movement so they mimic a “fight or flight” posturing. It is an example of an expressive wearable that addresses human interactions and public display, not just (like so much wearable tech) online communication and consumption.
On Sunday I’ll be delivering a short version of the longer paper, found here
Video from Eyebeam Panel at the New School, Oct. 27, 2014
I’ll be part of the Leonardo Panel “Navigating the Digital Divide” at 5:30 PM Thursday, February 12 at the Hilton in New York, Part of the College Art Association Annual Meeting.
See description of the panel at:
My lecture Oct 27, 2014, 7 PM Kellen Auditorium, Parsons The New School for Design, NYC
Eyebeam Art+Technology Center