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Thorogood, Simon (2011) StarD. [Art/Design Item]

Type of Research: Art/Design Item
Creators: Thorogood, Simon

StarD is a strand of my SoundForms research. It was a newly commissioned body of work for the pioneering exhibition ‘Designing Machines: Fashioning a New Order’ at the Holon Design Museum, Israel, 14th October 2010 – 1st January 2011. This show highlighted how a particular breed of fashion designers and practitioners have utilised specific processes, systems or ‘machines’ in which to initiate, conceive or manufacture fashion garments, accessories or products. Work submitted included an original electronic soundtrack, design drawings, 2-D artworks, an animation film and a bespoke dress derived from the updated SoundForms software.

As a selected piece of music plays, the program assesses a particular piece of music and matches it with a particular visual motif that best ‘describes’ the sound. The resulting evolving visual arrangements are then projected and become the basis of a fashion idea or sketch, which can then be pursued in more conventional terms.

Other Contributors:
ComposerWolff, Stephen
Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed: Original music composition, 2-D artworks, animation and 'StarDress' garment.
Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > London College of Fashion
Date: March 2011
Event Location: Belgrade, Serbia
Projects or Series: Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)
Locations / Venues:
From Date
To Date
'Mechanical Couture: Fashioning a New Order' exhibition, Design Museum, Holon, Israel.
25 October 2010
8 January 2011
Real Presence Conference, 'Expanding Concept of Art Practice and Art Education', Belgrade, Serbia
25 August 2010
8 September 2010
MKM – Magacin, Belgrade
Military Museum – Kazamati, Belgrade
House of Legacy, Belgrade
Remont, Belgrade
Gallery Haos, Belgrade
Material/Media: Interactive web-site and fashion design tool
Date Deposited: 26 Jan 2012 12:01
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2023 04:46
Item ID: 4705
URI: https://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/4705

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