The London based creative laboratory Bare Conductive was invited to team up with Fabio Antinori and Alicja Pytlewska in order to develop a large-scale metaphor for the idea of breathing life into a textile skin. At the core of the interactive tapestries featured in their installation, Contours, are capacitive sensors applied to the objects’ substrates using conductive paint; these sensors react to the presence of a person in their immediate vicinity and can track their movement.
Moritz Waldemeyer is a British/German designer and engineer. He trained as an engineer. Since then, he has collaborated with many of the world’s top architects and fashion designers including Ron Arad, Zaha Hadid and Hussein Chalayan. His work is a fusion of technology, art, fashion and design.
Waldemeyer has used LED technology on everything from chandeliers to digital jackets for Gary Barlow and Will.i.am
“Volantis" has six booms in a hexagon formation with two electric motors on the end. These provide power to two carbon fibre propeller blades able to lift the wearer above the grounds. Lift is created by combined thrust force from pusher and puller propellers in all six booms.
It starts with the different size of patterns and shapes.
Stripes and checks. Enlarged, oversized, magnified, shrunken.
There is a moment where we see 3 plain dresses which the size itself starts to change.
And that’s where the magic happens.
Exposure is a piece of wearable technology designed to illuminate and draw attention to the performer. It is theatrical and costume like. Designed for an on stage visual extravaganza. It is activated by a microphone sensor hidden in the hood. When a certain level of sound is detected at a close proximity the LED’s flicker on and off to create a dramatic entrance for the performer.