The Alices (Walking): A Sculptural Opera and Fashion Show
Eyebeam in Collaboration with Moving Image Art Fair
A piece by Claudia Hart and composer Edmund Campion
8 March 2014, 6:00 - 7:00 PM
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
The Center for New Music and Audio Technology, University of California, Berkeley
KOREA SOJU HWAYO, INC.
Introducing Alice’s Website Dresses a collection of 5 sculptural wearables featuring a custom augmented-reality application by Geoffrey Alan Rhodes with poetic text animations by Claudia Hart evolved from Lewis Carroll’s original Alice in Wonderland by using special Spinabook software designed by Alon Zouartez (http://spinabook.com/).
Playable Fashion is a free teen program, in partnership with Global Kids. The program explores the intersections between Fashion, Technology and Gaming. Youth learn the concepts and techniques behind them in order to create their own digital games and wearable technology projects.
Game Design: The digital tools, concepts and methodologies needed to design a good video game.
Fashion: How to design, fabricate/sew your own wearable game controller, that corresponds with your digital game.
Technology: How to build your own circuits and soft switches/sensors.
FREE After-School Program - February-June 2014
Tuesdays & Thursdays 4-6PM @ EYEBEAM
No previous knowledge/experience necessary! Come to learn and have fun!
We're happy to introduce a FREE cutting edge afterschool program "Playable Fashion" at Eyebeam Art & Technology Center that combines Fashion, Technology and Game Design this Spring 2013 semester. This program will be taught by fashion designer turned game designer Kaho Abe, who has worked at labels like Tommy Hilfiger and Gymboree, and games artist and educator Sarah Schoemann.
Are you a teen that loves video games, technology, and fashion design? What about wearable electronics and clothes that act as real game controllers?!
Join us for a radical new fashion workshop at Eyebeam Art & Technology Center over the weekend of January 5th and 6th and you can learn to combine the latest in technology and fashion with your love of digital games.
Aspiring high school designers like you will have the chance to work alongside fashion designer turned game designer Kaho Abe who has worked with global labels like Tommy Hilfiger and Gymboree, and games artist Sarah Schoemann to create their own wearable game controller in just two days!