Toronto Wearables Meetup 35

Dangerous Fur by Hannah Perner-Wilson
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Toronto Wearables Meetup 35: Dangerous Electronics with Hannah-Perner Wilson

Spring is here and we're happy to share that e-textile expert Hannah Perner-Wilson will be visiting!

About Hannah:

Hannah Perner-Wilson's work applies conductive materials towards craft techniques to develop new styles of building electronics. Hannah received a B.Sc. from the University for Art and Industrial Design Linz and an M.Sc. from the MIT Media Lab. Since 2006 Hannah has been collaborating with Mika Satomi as the collective KOBAKANT. In 2009, KOBAKANT published the website titled How To Get What You Want, where they share their textile sensor designs and DIY approach to E-Textiles.

Drop by the Social Body Lab to say hi and meet Hannah. We'll be building dangerous electronics from e-textiles and dressmaker pins, inspired by Hannah's recent projects and workshops:

 Look forward to seeing you there!

Hannah Perner-Wilson

Toronto Wearables Meetup is a gathering of people interested in wearable technology, fashion, wearable electronics, soft circuits, electronic textiles, emerging materials, and other creative and innovative approaches to things that live on the body. This Meetup is a gathering for artists, fashion designers, industrial designers, textile enthusiasts, engineers, researchers, students, and anyone interested in these emerging and intersecting fields. TWM is co-hosted by Izzie Colpitts-Campbell & Kate Hartman and sponsored by Social Body Lab at OCAD University.

Dangerous Fur
Tool Suite Vest

Venue & Address: 
Social Body Lab - 205 Richmond St. West, 6th Floor, Room 602

President's Speaker Series: Bradley Quinn

Bradley Quinn
Jeanne Beker
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 11:30pm

OCAD University's President’s Speaker Series welcomes Bradley Quinn: "The Future of Fashion - New Technology, Advanced Textiles and Emerging Trends"

Fashion is moving forward at a pace never seen before. New dialogues are unfolding between designer and wearer, and radical styles are taking fashion to extremes. Emerging technologies and advanced materials are reinventing clothing as we know it, making fashion a potent source of technological and material innovation. Author and fashion strategist Bradley Quinn will discuss how fashion will look, perform, be manufactured and purchased in the near future.

Bradley Quinn, Fashion Strategist
Author, lecturer and strategy consultant to the fashion industry, Bradley Quinn's work opens the door to a whole new world of wearable technology and inspiring retail concepts. He specializes in creating future forecasts and strategies that help fashion brands embrace emerging technology in retail, design and material innovation. Quinn has written fifteen books that present inspiring visions of fashion's emerging future, including Techno Fashion, The Fashion of Architecture, UltraMaterials, Textile Futures, Design Futures, Fashion Futures and Textile Visionaries.

The talk will be emceed by fashion journalist and author Jeanne Beker.

Seating is first-come, first served. Guests are advised to arrive early.

Venue & Address: 
Auditorium (Room 190) 100 McCaul Street Toronto ON

Material Innovation Centre - Lunch & Learn

Monday, January 20, 2014 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Techno Textiles | Marie O’Mahony

For Students and Faculty
The Material Innovatio Centre will host: Professor Marie O'Mahony, Techno Textiles.
Coffee & Donuts will be served.

Venue & Address: 
Room 530 100 McCaul St. Toronto, Ontario