eTextiles + Privacy: References + Precedents

Posted on Dec 18, 2018 in Circuits, In process

Last year, I began to compile a body of research around the impact of an emerging eTextile market on data privacy for a project proposal as part of a fellowship application. While I did not get the fellowship, I am sharing the work here in hopes that it will support other researchers, artists, and educators […]

eTextiles as a Site for Speculative Storytelling

Posted on Jun 19, 2018 in Craft, In process

I wrote this recently for an application and while I have no formal, more contextual place to share it at the moment, it sums up much of the thinking I have been doing over the last 6 months. The power of speculative fiction lies in its ability to suspend the ingrained stories we tell ourselves […]

eTextile Spring Break

Posted on Nov 20, 2017 in Events, In process
eTextile Spring Break

eTextile Spring Break is a weeklong gathering of intermediate and expert eTextile and electronic craft practitioners in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York. Spring Break is a time to rejuvenate, reflect, and welcome spring through community participation and celebration. This event offers an opportunity for participants to take a break from their daily lives […]

Sonic Quilt Resource Gathering

Posted on Oct 17, 2017 in Craft, In process, Tutorials

Below are a collection of resources for the Sonic Quilt project. Following the first exhibition of the prototype, I found there is much room for iteration. In the second prototype, the goal is to embed each individual quilt square with its own audio player. The initial version used the Audio FX Board by Adafruit, but […]