Fashion Tag

News#6 Festival: Lucy McRae wins ASVOFF9

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Digital Culture

Words by CLOT Magazine   Director Lucy McRae has won the wearable technology fashion film prize Diane Pernet presents A SHADED VIEW ON FASHION FILM 9 for her film “Institute of Isolation” (commissioned by Ars Electronica brightsparks). “Such a privilege to have been invited and awarded! Wearable tech for…

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…

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…

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…

Nicolás Estrada

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) I met Nicolás Estrada about five years ago in Barcelona and, although I do not own any of his pieces since then, I have followed his work and travels. Nicolás is a Colombian jeweller living in Barcelona who blends materials, textures, concepts…

Baptiste Debombourg

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends, Wearable Technology

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) French contemporary artist Baptiste Debombourg blends materials, objects and philosophical concepts to create poetic and thought-provoking pieces of art to denounce how, for example, mass production or consumption has became models of behavior in the industrialized societies. The binomial destruction-construction is inherent…

Matija Čop

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends, Wearable Technology

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Graduating from Faculty of Textile Design in Zagreb and, with a strong background in philology, designer Matija Čop is focused on understanding the language of fashion. His conceptual work is bringing new perspectives to fashion that encompasses the use of materials as woven…

Sass Brown

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Key Artists, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Designer, teacher, writer, lecturer, innovator and global nomad —born in Canada and raised in Montreal, New York, New Orleans, Scotland and London— Sass Brown is author of two of the most interesting and disruptive books written about ethical fashion: Eco Fashion…

Amy Congdon

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Amy Congdon —London-based designer— employs speculative design to inspire and provoke critical thinking focused on the creation of bespoke biological textiles. Congdon uses design to produce conceptual work that helps imagine and understand that what is called reality can be different.  …