Valérie Lamontagne: Future Matter 001+002


  • ©2012, Valérie LaMontagne, Future Matter 001+002

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    Future Matter 001+002

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Creation Year:

    2012

Medium:


    Dresses

Size:


    h = 300 cm

Artist Statement:


    Future Matter 001 + 002 are two retro ‘future’ cocktail dresses combining couture fabrication methods and high-tech engineering know-how. These dresses are a combination of understated style, and cutting-edge technology.


Technical Information:


    The designs have a series of embroidered LEDs (12) and a motion sensor, transforming the rhythm and illumination of the LEDs in tandem with the wearer’s movements. The dresses are made of hand-woven cotton fabric, digitally printed silk textiles, electronic hardware, and hand-embroidered hard & soft circuits. The designs can be bought as finished garments only. The electronics are coin cell battery operated.


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