Lilypad Arduino

Actualmente, existen en el mercado diferentes plataformas de desarrollo que están adaptadas específicamente para trabajar con textiles o materiales flexibles como hilos conductores de electricidad. Las más populares son Lilypad y Flora, que son compatibles o basadas en arduino. Estas placas tienen un gran potencial educativo para desarrollar las competencias del siglo XXI, y acercarnos, por ejemplo, al internet de las cosas. Continue reading “Lilypad Arduino”

SOFT ELECTRO-COLLAGE

Collage, from the French word coller, which means “to stick,” is a visual art that is accomplished by gluing objects to a central backing. The term collage was coined by Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso in 1912. The two artists worked together during that time period and experimented with collage, using bits of glued paper added to charcoal drawings. The material used in this art form can be both original and borrowed, and the medium is limited only by the imagination of the artist. Typically, a collage incorporates mixed media. Continue reading “SOFT ELECTRO-COLLAGE”

CONTEMPORARY E-BROIDERY

Embroidery in art is a wide-ranging technique. Over the last few years, a new generation of textile and mixed media artists have been honour traditional techniques but use them in combination with more contemporary mediums or methods to create artwork that is original and refreshing. Today, traditional crafting techniques can be interwoven with new materials such as conductive ink, fabric, thread and more to generate “soft” interfaces. This allow so many artists to explored the marriage of traditional embroidery and electronics. Continue reading “CONTEMPORARY E-BROIDERY”