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  • Giving Body to Digital Fashion Tools

Petreca, Bruna, 2017, Book Section, Giving Body to Digital Fashion Tools In: Broadhurst, Susan and Price, Sara, (eds.) Digital Bodies. Literature, Cultural and Media Studies . Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp. 191-204. ISBN 978-1-349-95241-0

Abstract or Description:

‘Super technology is going to ask for super tactility’ (Lidewii Edelkoort). Exploring this statement, this chapter reflects on the disconnection between digital fashion tools that lack sensory feedback and the critical role of designers’ embodied experience for their practice. In order to support this discussion, additional literature is brought in, which shows that in dance bodily engagement is crucial for supporting and enhancing the creative process. This is done to explore aspects of mediation and embodiment further, and to propose a research agenda for the investigation of textile experience.

Official URL: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1057%2F978-1-...
Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies
Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies > W230 Clothing/Fashion Design
Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies > W280 Interactive and Electronic Design
School or Centre: Research Centres > Material Science Research Centre
Funders: Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq - Brasil)
Identification Number or DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95241-0_13
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2020 12:28
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2020 12:28
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/4232
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