Artist Talk: Anouk Wipprecht, FASHIONTECH: Rethinking Fashion in the Age of Digitalisation


innovator | designer | tinkerer

 
DateThursday, May 2, 2019 - 1:00pm

Cost

Free!

Location

Room 322 (3rd Floor) at 230 Richmond St. W. Toronto, M5V 1V3

Dutch FashionTech designer Anouk Wipprecht creates designs ahead of her time; combining the latest in science and technology to make fashion an experience that transcends mere appearances. She wants her garments to facilitate and augment the interactions we have with ourselves and our surroundings. Her Spider Dress is a perfect example of this aesthetic, where sensors and moveable arms on the dress help to create a more defined boundary of personal space while employing a fierce style. Partnering up with companies such as Intel, AutoDesk, Google, Arduino, Microsoft, Samsung, Adobe, Adidas, Cirque Du Soleil, Audi, Disney, Swarovski, and 3D printing company Shapeways she researches how our future would look as we continue to embed technology into what we wear, and more importantly – how this will change our perspective on how we will interface with technology.

Lecture will be followed by a short Question and Answer.

www.anoukwipprecht.nl

https://www.hollandtradeandinvest.com/key-sectors/creative-industries

www.dfthesis.com

Presented by the Digital Futures Graduate Program and the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands



The 3D printed Spider Dress by Anouk Wipprecht [Source: Anouk Wipprecht]
DateThursday, May 2, 2019 - 1:00pm

Cost

Free!

Website Location

Room 322 (3rd Floor) at 230 Richmond St. W. Toronto, M5V 1V3

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Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 1:00pm

Dutch FashionTech designer Anouk Wipprecht creates designs ahead of her time; combining the latest in science and technology to make fashion an experience that transcends mere appearances. She wants her garments to facilitate and augment the interactions we have with ourselves and our surroundings. Her Spider Dress is a perfect example of this aesthetic, where sensors and moveable arms on the dress help to create a more defined boundary of personal space while employing a fierce style. Partnering up with companies such as Intel, AutoDesk, Google, Arduino, Microsoft, Samsung, Adobe, Adidas, Cirque Du Soleil, Audi, Disney, Swarovski, and 3D printing company Shapeways she researches how our future would look as we continue to embed technology into what we wear, and more importantly – how this will change our perspective on how we will interface with technology.

Lecture will be followed by a short Question and Answer.

www.anoukwipprecht.nl

https://www.hollandtradeandinvest.com/key-sectors/creative-industries

www.dfthesis.com

Presented by the Digital Futures Graduate Program and the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Venue & Address: 
Room 322 (3rd Floor) at 230 Richmond St. W. Toronto, M5V 1V3
Cost: 
Free!
The 3D printed Spider Dress by Anouk Wipprecht [Source: Anouk Wipprecht]
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