Filter Magazine


March 18th, 2010
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Ars Electronica was my first international new media festival and a blast on many levels which started even before I’d landed. As I was reading the program on the plane somewhere between Canada and Europe, I looked out of the window and saw laid out in the landscape, a giant circuit board in the pattern of the roads and fields. A portent of thing to come… (more…)

January 27th, 2010

In October 2004 I arrived in Amsterdam to find a gingerbread city bathed in autumnal light and glowing in all its 17th century finery. (more…)

July 29th, 2009

The reSkin Media Lab provided a framework for examining and reflecting on the futuristic vision that artefacts worn on the body will increasingly be “smart”, will “think”, and will augment communication. (more…)

June 4th, 2009

A single connecting thread winds through 300 years of textile and computing history. Without the warp and weft of textile technology, the hardware and software that enable today’s ubiquitous information processing revolution would never have emerged. (more…)

June 4th, 2009

Still a young industry, there are many questions surrounding the validity and usefulness of experiments with smart textiles, textiles and electronics, electro-textiles, wearables and interactive clothing. Is it really practical to integrate hard electronics into our soft and washable fabrics? What’s the difference between an intelligent garment and an interactive garment? (more…)

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