Textiles dyeing with Bacteria
No harmful chemicals, significantly lower water consumption. Julia Moser explains how pigment bacteria are used to color clothing. (German language)
Fashion & Technology: The Future of Fashion
A new ongoing focal-point topic is making its debut at the Ars Electronica Festival (September 6-10, 2018). In cooperation with Linz Art University’s Fashion & Technology program and the Austrian Center for Fashion Research, Ars Electronica will host a process of reflection on fashion’s connection with technology. Program co-director Christiane Luible told us more in this interview.
DE/MATERIALIZE: Fashion’s New Look
Clothing made of desert plants or organic plastics, rediscovered technologies and state-of-the-art high-tech top the list of attractions at DE/MATERIALIZE, a showcase of exciting work being done by students in Linz Art University’s Fashion & Technology program, on November 23, 2017 in Ars Electronica’s Deep Space. Fashion designer Ute Ploier, the program’s director, gave us a preview in this discussion of fashion, technology, sustainability and the future of the fashion industry.
Netidee Special Prize Goes to kameleon.ws
A school project entitled kameleon.ws is the recipient of the 2016 Prix Ars Electronica’s special netidee prize. Ernst Langmantel, one of the directors of netidee, told us what he especially likes about this project and briefed us on Austria’s largest campaign to support innovation online.