Upcoming Events

Friends of Textiles Lecture Series

Lecture with Coded Couture Artist Amy Congdon

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Reception 5:15 p.m.; Lecture 6 p.m.
Digital Scholarship Lab, Evans Library, FIT Campus
$10, FREE for Friends of Textiles (FOT) members and full-time Florida Tech faculty, staff and students

Amy Congdon is an international artist interested in exploring the crossovers between design and science, through a highly experimental and research driven practice. She is focused on how traditional textile craft techniques can be utilized to create new approaches in the field of tissue engineering. Congdon has worked on projects for companies including Microsoft, Nissan, WGSN, Future Filter and Central Saint Martins, and has exhibited and spoken at numerous design events in the UK and abroad.

Image: Amy Congdon, Brooch from Biological Atelier SS 2082 ‘Extinct’ Collection, 2014; embroidery, acetate scales, silicone, glass crystals. Courtesy of the designer. Photo Credit: www.lornajanenewman.com


 

Lecture with Anne Sullivan

 

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Reception 5:15 p.m.; Lecture 6 p.m.
Denius Student Center, Hartley Room
$10, FREE for Friends of Textiles (FOT) members and full-time Florida Tech faculty, staff and students

Anne Sullivan, Ph.D. is assistant professor of Digital Media in the School of Visual Arts & Design at the University of Central Florida. She is the concept designer and producer of Loominary - a collaborative game system that focuses on bridging the gap between computational and craft storytelling.

 

 

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