Scout & Trends

Sean Rogg

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Body Sculptures, Scout & Trends

Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancinmoog)   The Waldorf Project’s Chapter 3/FUTURO ended last week after 27 sold out performances. For those that have been lucky to attend this intense, immersive, and boundary-pushing performance, it’s and experience that is not easy to forget. And I’m…

BIOFABRICATE 2016: The Day After

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

  Text CLOT Magazine (Twitter @Clotmagazine)   BIOFABRICATE is the annual conference that brings together critical thinking and design to challenge both what we know and how we use materials. The conference was founded by designer and TED Senior Fellow Suzanne Lee in 2014 and…

Rob St John

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends, Sound Art

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_Clotmag)   Human impact has caused mass extinctions of animal and plant species and altered the environment in such a way that, according to a paper published in Science (January 2016), we are in the midst of the so-called the…

Oscar Tomico

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends, Wearable Technology

Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   Barcelona-born but based in the Netherlands, designer Òscar Tomico is one of these young academics with a beyond impressive curriculum. Dr Tomico is an Assistant Professor and researcher at the Designing Quality in Interaction Research Group and part of…

Pauline Van Dongen

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends, Wearable Technology

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_Clotmag)   For Dutch fashion designer Pauline Van Dongen, technology is ‘a means to create dynamic expression within fashion. [Technology] offers ways to enhance our senses and experience our environment in unexpected ways.’ One of the unexpected ways is to…

Kode9

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Scout & Trends, Sound Art

Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   Steve Goodman (better known as Kode9) is an artist, DJ and founder of the influential record label Hyperdub. Born in Glasgow and resident in London, Goodman’s career has always been a balance between music and academia. Goodman began…

Lawrence Lek

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Scout & Trends, Sound Art

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   Lawrence Lek is a German-born, Malaysian-Chinese artist that creates speculative architectural scenarios and uncanny simulations. He builds enigmatic and paradoxical spaces, using gaming software, video, installation and performance playing with concepts of altered perception. The artist works,…

Nurit Bar-Shai

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends

    Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   ‘I was fascinated by the scientific methods of control setting, protocols and measurable situations versus spontaneous outcomes.’ says Nurit Bar-Shai, an interdisciplinary artist and educator, who is the co-founder of Genspace, the community biology lab in…

Hanna Haaslahti

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Scout & Trends

  Words by (Lula Criado @Lula_ClotMag)   Hanna Haaslahti is a media artist based in Helsinki (Finland). With a background in photography and set design, her work encompasses interactive installations, projections and experimental film in the fields of visual arts and new media.   The…

Ryoichi Kurokawa

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Computing Art, Scout & Trends, Sound Art

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   Synesthesia is a neurological phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory or cognitive pathway leads to automatic, involuntary experiences in a second one. Synesthetes can hear colours, feel sounds and taste shapes. This phenomenon is a central element…