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Materials Exploration Symposium, March 31

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The Fashionable Technology Event Series ( presents Materials Explorations at Parsons The New School for Design with a symposium open to the public and workshops for The New School University students. Dr. Seymour is gathering a select group of experts in the field of fashion, technology, science, and design to ignite a critical discourse around materials used in Fashionable Technology. Please join us for an exciting evening to celebrate this interdisciplinary engagement.

Thursday, March 31, 2011 @ 6 – 9 PM
Auditorium, School of Fashion, Parsons The New School for Design, 560 7th Ave, New York
FREE, open to the public

-Matt Johnson, Bare Conductive, conductive skin ink (London)
-Elisabeth de Seineville, fashion designer & professor at ENSAD, smart textiles (Paris)
-Gayil Nalls, PhD, artist & researcher, olfactory (New York)
-Alice Min Soo Chun, Parsons the New School, School of Constructed Environments, Assistant Professor, Design+Material Culture (New York)
-Sarah Scaturro, Cooper Hewitt, Textile Conservator (New York)
Moderated by Dr. Sabine Seymour, Assistant Professor of Fashionable Technology, Parsons The New School for Design

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 @ 12 – 6PM
Thursday, March 31, 2011 @ 12 – 5PM
Rm 1006, 10th Floor, 2 W 13th Street, Parsons The New School for Design, New York
Conducted by Elisabeth de Seineville (ENSAD, Paris), the workshop introduces participants to intelligent materials and smart textiles.

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