Soft Sensors for Soft Bodies

University of Applied Sciences Augsburg (summer 2020) This course is centered around Wearables and electronic textiles. The aim of the course was not only to develop and experiment…

FlexAbility

I have teamed up with Lara Grant and Adrian Freed from California, US to develop a modular kit of wearable computer interface solutions for people with physical disabilities….

My 7 Tips on Teaching Hands-on Prototyping Remotely

In spring 2020 all teachers suddenly had to face the same challenge: switch their classes to online-teaching within the shortest amount of time. When I first heard about…

Facets of Media Art

LMU University Munich, 2012 Seminar exploring realms of media art, ranging from bio art to social communities and robotics. The students also received practice-based impulses in form of…

Wearables in the Age of Transhumanism

University of Design, Schwäbisch Gmünd, summer academy ‘newmankind’ 2019: A five-day course on e-textiles and wearables.

Social Wearables

LMU University Munich, WS 2006 In this seminar we explored the possibilities of wearable electronics – an exciting new field, which combines electronics and programming with traditional handcrafts…

Interactive Media: Workshop Development and Production

LMU University Munich, 2012-2016 In these seminars students were introduced into e-textile techniques and were taught to develop their own workshop concepts to convey creative electronics to school…

E-textiles & puppet theatre

RESEARCH PROJECT: Use of E-Textiles in puppet theatre. (Nov 2019 – Feb 2020) In Cooperation with Yvonne Dicketmüller (Puppet designer and e-textile practitioner from Bochum, Germany) MOTIVATION: Together…

“Wearables für Maker” – my new book

For almost a year I’ve been working on a book about Wearables for Franzis Verlag, which turned into a mammoth project. It’s been an exciting journey and the…

DJ To Go

This project is an exploration into wearable musical instruments. A DJ To Go module can be attached to a T-shirt, skirt or the back of the jacket to…

Glow-Bot Kit

Last November I have been working on a soft-circuit kit for children and beginners, in collaboration with KOSMOS publishing house, as part of their kit series “Alles Könner…

Soft Synth

This project explored capacitive sensing properties of electronic textiles. The LilyPad SimpleSnap controls the behaviour and triggers various sounds. I developed it for a workshop, which was first…

ELECTRONIC FAIRYTALES / ЕЛЕКТРОКАЗКИ

This is a series of embroidered portraits in traditional colours, inspired by Ukrainian fairytales. A good example for this type of folklore is a tail of the fox,…

ZWANGSTISCHDECKE / STRAIT-TABLECLOTH

Imagine that you are dining with some friends, having a lively conversation. At some point, one by one, people around the table start poking their noses into their…

100 WORD PILGRIMAGE MUNICH – Kriechbaumhof

Ever since I’ve been back to Munich, I wanted to introduce the concept of the 100 Word Pilgrimage exhibitions we’ve done with Beddow n Battini collective in London….

EVIL MEDIA

I assisted YoHa (Graham Harwood and Matsuko Yokokoi) in the production of the Evil Media Distribution Centre, which was displayed at the Transmediale festival in Berlin (2013) and  The…

LOST EXTENSIONS

Technology progresses and mutates rapidly, what was broadly used in the beginning of the 20th century has become obsolete and forgotten. With a growing number of young people…

TREE MARATHON

This three-week project investigated the environmental policy of London Olympics 2012 and especially the destiny of the trees, which were cut down for the site construction works. It…

MOVING FOREST

With the Soft Circuit Graffti I contributed to a twelve-hour performance Moving Forest devised by internationally acknowledged artist Shu Lea Cheang. The embriodery was based on the 500…