[Lab] Artist Talk: Creative Expressions in Wearable Technology

Remco Volmer programming at artengine.ca
Mon Mar 20 16:33:27 EDT 2017

On Thursday, March 30th, Artengine will host a talk by media artist and
designer Anne Niemetz from the school of Design at Victoria University of
Wellington, New Zealand. The presentation is entitled *Creative Expressions
in Wearable Technology. *It is a unique opportunity to gain insights from
an experienced practitioner in this field.

*Event Description:*

>From illuminated dresses to interactive performance systems, Anne's
presentation will include excerpts of her creative practice as well as
outstanding wearable technology projects by her students. From prototype to
final design, Anne will be discussing design strategies for using
electronics to create illuminated, sounding and moving garments.

Event details:

Date: Thursday, March 30th

Location: Club SAW, 67 Nicholas Street, Ottawa

Time: doors at 7:00pm, talk begins at 7:30pm

Tickets: Free, spaces limited. please reserve your spot here

Cash bar

Facebook event page

For more information contact: technical at artengine.ca


Anne Niemetz is a media artist and designer working in the fields of
wearable technology, interactive installation and audio-visual design. She
is particularly fascinated by the convergence of art, science, design and
technology, and she pursues collaborative and cross-disciplinary projects.

Anne holds a Media Arts degree from the Staatliche Hochschule für
Gestaltung Karlsruhe (HfG), Germany, with a focus in digital media and
interactive sound installation. She continued her studies at the University
of California Los Angeles (UCLA) where she received an MFA in Design and
Media Arts in 2004. In 2007 she moved to New Zealand, where she holds the
position of Senior Lecturer in the Media Design programme at Victoria
University of Wellington.

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