|Type of Research:||Art/Design Item|
|Creators:||Tillotson, Jenny and Woodward, Joanna|
Phd Graduation film, inspired by science fiction (J.G.Ballard, Electronic Labyrinth: THX 1138 4EB, Fantastic Voyage) and neurobiological delivery mechanisms found in humans, animals and insects.
The film supports my PhD thesis title: 'Interactive Olfactory Surfaces - A Science Fashion Story' (Printed Textiles 1997)
About the film:
'A new development taking inspiration from biology conjures up multi-sensorial fabrics for the 'Wellness Collection'. Science Fashion fabrics concentrate on a therapeutic approach introducing the living active garment as a 'Smart Second Skin...The wellness second skin is a smart outer body non-invasive experience making you closer the world, your environment, body, senses, mind and soul'. The Wellness Collection will sooth relax, stimulate, energise, massage and motivate. A dynamic active reactive surface mimics the skin, organs and the beat of a pulsating heart......'
'Will fabrics ever become computerised? Everything will, us included, People are becoming computerised. It's dangerous - but it's the future....'
|Additional Information (Publicly available):||
With thanks to:
Winner of DesignAge (RCA) - first prize.
|Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed:||skin, second skin, sentient being, multi-sensorial fabrics, human senses, ‘science fashion’, therapeutic, nanotechnology, wellness, neurobiology, odour signature, body odour, circulation system, glands, biosensors, drug delivery, capillaries, fragrances, nano-machines, electronic nose sensors, emotion, bombardier beetles, pheromones|
|Your affiliations with UAL:||Colleges > Central Saint Martins|
|Funders:||International Flavours & Fragrances, The Royal College of Art School of Computer-Related Design|
|Related Websites:||http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s6tz6wbpvmg&feature=relmfu, http://www.smartsecondskin.com/main/thewellnesscollection.htm|
|Date Deposited:||10 Jul 2012 13:45|
|Last Modified:||16 Jul 2012 14:56|
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