Wearable Technology

Melissa Coleman

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends, Wearable Technology

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   ‘I’m constantly trying to reframe the field of electronic textiles by asking myself what does this technology mean and what is it capable of bringing to people’s lives?’ Tells us Melissa Coleman, an artist, and curator with…

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…

Katia Vega

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Wearable Technology

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   When we think about cosmetics, the first words that come to our mind are lipstick, rouge, foundation, eyeshadow or mascara, to name just a few. However when Katia Vega thinks about cosmetics she goes a step further asking the…

Marina Castan

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Wearable Technology

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   Designer and researcher Marina Castán has been always interested in ‘how design can bring [smart] technology to society in a meaningful way’. From Barcelona but living and working in London, after exchanging a few mails in English…

Ricardo O’Nascimento

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Wearable Technology

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   To bring about sensorial experiences through digital interaction: that’s one of the main creative aims of Ricardo O’Nascimento. An artist and researcher in the field of new media and interactive art, he investigates the relationship between the body…

Viktoria Modesta

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Body Sculptures, Wearable Technology

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   If we would have had to choose only one word to define Viktoria Modesta, a Latvian-born English singer-songwriter, and bionic artist, it would be courageous, without a shadow of a doubt. Modesta, who is also part of the…

Sonja Bäumel

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends, Wearable Technology

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   Art, design, fashion and biological practice are some of the words that define the creative universe of Sonja Bäumel. Living and working in Amsterdam, her artistic practices include photography, synthetic biology, installation and film. Ten Percent Human, Bacteria…

Jaime Tai

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Contributors, Scout & Trends, Wearable Technology

  Words by Cathrine Disney (Twitter @CathrineDisney) Central Saint Martins MA Material Futures graduate and designer-researcher hybrid, Jaime Tai, is blurring the boundaries between design and science, building facts and ideas into tangible multi-layered scenarios. Tai’s work encourages us to think big about the future and the implications…