Monday, 22 November 2010

Studio Roosegaarde 4.0

As I want to look into transparent and see through garments I decided to google 'transparent',I wanted to see if anything interesting w
ould show up from this search. From this I successfully found Studio Roosegaarde, it is the home of artist Daan Roosegaarde and other designers & engineers. They design interactive landscapes that instinctively respond to sound and movement, He likes to explore the dawn of a new nature that is evolving from technological innovations. In 2009 he ventured into a fashion project called '
Intimacy'; the Intimacy dress becomes transparent when someone approaches the wearer. Made in electrically-sensitive foils, which become transparent depending on change in intensity of the current

''Intimacy is a fashion project about the relation between intimacy and technology. Its high-tech garments 'Intimacy White' and 'Intimacy Black' are made out of interactive technologies and smart e-foils which become transparent based
on personal interactions.

Here social interactions determine the level of transparency; creating a sensual play of disclosure.''

The images I found of this garment are really unique, they have a sporty yet edgy appeal to them. For me this is a good artist to look at in relation to transparent materials and the use of light.

Title: Intimacy
2010, Rotterdam, NL.

Self Commissioned by Studio Roosegaarde

Smart foils, wireless technologies, electronics, LEDs, copper and other media.

Daan Roosegaarde

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