5th Digital Fashion & Wearables Exhibition

5th Digital Fashion & Wearables exhibition by FabTextiles and Textile Lab Amsterdam, Villette Makerz, Paris, 2018

(picture by Clara Davis)

.

This year FabTextiles participated in the FAB14, the annual gathering of Fab Labs globally. The event took place in different locations across France from the 11th to the 22th of July. First, FabTextiles exhibited the 5th Digital Fashion & Wearables in Paris at Villette Makerz. This exhibition was an open invitation to all curious minds that aspire to redesign our society with shared ethical and visionary values. It is a group of creators that design concepts, techniques and materials and offer strategies relevant to merging technology with fashion and sustainability. They envision a future of synergies between disciplines, combining textiles, biology, materials, science, digital fabrication and embedded electronics.

Featured works included projects from Fabricademy labs (Fab Lab Barcelona, Textile Lab Amsterdam, Fab Lab Kamp-Lintfort), final projects of Fabricademy graduated students (Brigitte Kock, Clara Davis, Fanny Trivero, Laura Civetti, Pauline Bianchi, Sofia Guridi Sotomayor, Sophie Akihbi and Wei Chung), and invited artists (Claire Eliot, Elisabeth Jayot and Jeanne Vicerial,) all exhibited on 3d printed mannequins by WASP.

Anastasia Pistofidou, Cécilia Raspanti, Clara Davis, Cristian Rizzuti,

5th Digital Fashion & Wearables exhibition

by FabTextiles and Textile Lab Amsterdam, Villette Makerz, Paris, 2018

(picture by Clara Davis)

 

Claire Eliot, 5th Digital Fashion & Wearables exhibition

by FabTextiles and Textile Lab Amsterdam, Villette Makerz, Paris, 2018

(picture by Clara Davis)

Elisabeth Jayot, 5th Digital Fashion & Wearables exhibition

by FabTextiles and Textile Lab Amsterdam, Villette Makerz, Paris, 2018

(picture by Clara Davis)

Cécilia Raspanti, 5th Digital Fashion & Wearables exhibition

by FabTextiles and Textile Lab Amsterdam, Villette Makerz, Paris, 2018

(picture by Clara Davis)

 

Fanny Trivero, 5th Digital Fashion & Wearables exhibition

by FabTextiles and Textile Lab Amsterdam, Villette Makerz, Paris, 2018

(picture by Clara Davis)

 

The 5th Digital Fashion & Wearables exhibition continued in Toulouse with other activities, conferences and workshops. Anastasia Pistofidou and Clara Davis, from the FabTextiles team, gave a workshop on how to make bioplastics, starting with an interactive analysis of the many possibilities of bioplastics in order to inspire participants to think about potential bioplastic design applications. Then participants had the opportunity to play with two bioplastic recipes : gelatine-based and agar-based. Several additives were available for the participants like natural color pigments, food waste, fibers. Each piece of bioplastic was cast inside a puzzle mold, which, by the end of the workshop, formed a collective experimental bioplastic pattern.

.

How to make bioplastic?, FabTextiles team, Fab14 workshop,

Pierre Baudit Convention Center, Toulouse, 2018

(picture Tristan Copley Smith)

How to make bioplastic?, FabTextiles team, Fab14 workshop,

Pierre Baudit Convention Center, Toulouse, 2018

(picture Tristan Copley Smith)

How to make bioplastic?, FabTextiles team, Fab14 workshop,

Pierre Baudit Convention Center, Toulouse, 2018

(picture Tristan Copley Smith)

How to make bioplastic?, FabTextiles team, Fab14 workshop,

Pierre Baudit Convention Center, Toulouse, 2018

(picture Tristan Copley Smith)

How to make bioplastic?, FabTextiles team, Fab14 workshop,

Pierre Baudit Convention Center, Toulouse, 2018

(picture Tristan Copley Smith)

How to make bioplastic?, FabTextiles team, Fab14 workshop,

Pierre Baudit Convention Center, Toulouse, 2018

(picture Tristan Copley Smith)

How to make bioplastic?, FabTextiles team, Fab14 workshop,

Pierre Baudit Convention Center, Toulouse, 2018

(picture Tristan Copley Smith)

How to make bioplastic?, FabTextiles team, Fab14 workshop,

Pierre Baudit Convention Center, Toulouse, 2018

(picture Tristan Copley Smith)

.

.