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Datum | 15.12.2010, 19.00 h
Ort | Akademie der bildenden Künste Wien, Institutsgebäude, Karl-Schweighofergasse 3, 1070 Wien, Raum 1.06

Vortrag von Sarah Bonnemaision, Dalhousie University, Canada organisiert vom Institut für das künstlerische Lehramt, Moden und Styles.
Vortrag in englischer Sprache.

A presentation of electronic textiles from the innovative @Lab created for the home, the office, the theater and the outdoors. The work brings together traditional craft techniques, such as weaving, folding, cutting and smart technologies to create prototypes that can be manufactured locally in a sustainable manner.

Sarah Bonnemaision is associate professor of architecture at
Dalhousie University in Canada. Her research areas include cultural landscapes, temporary urbanism, lightweight and tensile structures and installations. Her written work includes, Architecture and Nature:Creating the American Landscape (Routledge, 2003), Installations by Architects (2009) and was the editor of Festival Architecture (Routledge 2008). She is currently heading the @Lab with textile artist Robin Muller, to research electronic textiles at the architectural scale. She has a doctorate in human geography from the University of British Columbia and degrees in architecture from Pratt Institute and M.I.T.


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