TECHNOSENSUAL. where fashion meets technology
The exhibition presents electronic textiles and wearable technologies created by international haute tech couture designers like Hussein Chalayan, Bart Hess, Lucy McRae, Ying Gao, Studio Roosegaarde, Maartje Dijkstra, and curator Anouk Wipprecht.
TECHNOSENSUAL. where fashion meets techology\r\n
in the context of \"MQ Summer of Fashion\"
Date: Jun 15 to Sep 2, daily 10:00-19:00
Venue: freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL
The exhibition \"TECHNOSENSUAL: where fashion meets technology\" presents electronic textiles and wearable technologies created by international haute tech couture designers. The exhibition will open on June 14 at 20:00 at freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL with performances by Bart Hess as well as Maartje Dijkstra and Beorn Lebenstedt aka Newk to kick off the \"MQ Summer of Fashion\". A preview will be presented at 11:00 in a press tour.
Video of the opening night
flickr set of the opening night
Participants include Hussein Chalayan (TU/UK), Lucy McRae (AU), Bart Hess (NL), Studio Roosegaarde (NL), Ying Gao (CA), Maartje Dijkstra (NL), V2_lab (NL), Royal Philips Electronics (NL), Django Steenbakker (NL), Pauline van Dongen (NL), Nancy Tilbury (UK), Valérie Lamontagne (CA), Anouk Wipprecht (NL), Bogomir Doringer (RS), Rein Vollenga (NL), MoNo (CA/NL/NO), Jane Tingley (CA), Marius Kintel (NO), Melissa Coleman (NL), Leonie Smelt (NL), Karina van Heck (NL), Ricardo O\'Nascimento (BR/IT), Ebru Kurbak (AT), Local Androids (NL), Nicky Assmann (NL), KOBAKANT (AT/US/JP), Aoife Wullur (NL) Meg Grant (NZ), Anja Hertenberger (DE), Daniel Schatzmayr (AT), Aduén Darriba Frederiks (ES), Graham Smith (CA), Beorn Lebenstedt aka Newk (NL), Benoît Maubrey (US/FR), Frederick Baker (AT/UK), and Anbasja Blanken (NL). Some of them will be living at the MQ in the coming months as quartier21 Artists-in-Residence.\r\n
The exhibition curated by Anouk Wipprecht features garments that combine fashion and technology while expanding the possibilities of contemporary fashion design. These smart textiles are equipped with electronic components such as sensors and LEDs or are made out of innovative and futuristic materials. The interactive engineering of the pieces in the exhibition gives visitors a chance to experience haute tech couture first hand.\r\n
A special partnership has been established for the first time with the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. Students Anna Schöttl und Susanne Leitner from the Department for Stage and Costume Design, Film, and Exhibition Architecture under Professor Henrik Ahr conceived and implemented the exhibition architecture.\r\n
Performances, lectures, workshops for kids and teens, as well as a symposium are part of the extensive program accompanying the exhibition organized in collaboration with monochrom, TONSPUR für einen öffentlichen Raum, the youth organization Bund Europäischer Jugend/Junge Europäische Föderalisten (BEJ/JEF), the University of Applied Arts Vienna, the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, and the University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten. Stage design students from the University Mozarteum Salzburg are responsible for the exhibition design.\r\n
The exhibition is part of the quartier21 exhibition series \"freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL\" in cooperation with the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs, the Dutch Embassy in Austria, the Mondriaan Foundation, and other partners from Austria and abroad.
Curated by Anouk Wipprecht
Coordination: Elisabeth Hajek
Assistant: Nefeli Antoniadi
www.sof.mqw.atThu, Jun 14 2012 to Sun, Sep 02 2012
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Salon of Cultures – Silent Dialogue
Exhibition at EDUCULT
Opening: Thu Apr 27, 18:00
No English description available.
http://educult.atApr 28 to Oct 20, Mon-Fri 10-17:00
Curated Media for #Q21vienna
Opening: Thu, May 11, 18:00
Venue: Electric Avenue, Q21
A cultural institution thrives on lively exchange. As a result, visitors and employees share social media content every day. A cooperation with Downtown Vienna presents a selection of these impressions on screen, making them easily accessible. Q21 creates a new, distinctive image consisting of many individual perspectives. The project invites people to participate in the creative process in an uncomplicated way.
Tag your content with #q21vienna!
Image: Say Say Say, Inc.ongoing, daily 10-22:00
Lisa Schultz designs a text by Richard Obermayr
Exhibition in the Typopassage
Text: extract from Das Fenster, published by Jung und Jung in 2010.
Richard Obermayr, born 1970, lives as freelance author in Vienna and Upper Austria.
Lisa Schultz is typeface designer, typographer and graphic designer.
Jun 01 to Sep 30, ongoing, daily 00-24:00
OBOM (CAN): Busy Nights
Exhibition and zine in the KABINETT comic passage
Opening: Tue, Jul 11, 18:30
Venue: KABINETT comic passage, between MQ courtyards 2 and 3
OBOM (Diane Obomsawin) has parallel careers as a renowned graphic novelist and animator. In both film and print, she creates characters that inhabit a funny offbeat world, a gently absurd universe filled with tenderness. She has published books with the Canadian publishing houses L'Oie de Cravan and Drawn & Quarterly. Her most recent animated short film "I Like Girls", won the Grand Prize at the Ottawa International Animation Film Festival in 2016 and was shown at Tricky Women Festival in 2017.
On invitation of KABINETT, Obom is Artist-in-Residence in MQ in July 2017. Her exhibition and booklet "Busy Nights" - three stories based on Obom's dream diary, will be shown in KABINETT as of 11 July 2017. Obom will held a lecture on her unique work as illustrator, graphic novelist and filmmaker on July 20, 2017.
www.kabinett.atJul 12 to Oct 04, daily 00-24:00