Creative Dundee is delighted to be hosting a workshop on Fibre Optic Wearables, with Smart Materials expert Sara Robertson on Sunday 2nd November as part of NEoN Digital Arts Festival 2014.
In this 2 hour workshop, participants will make a wearable fibre optic piece to take away; following a 30 minute intro talk and live demo by Sara Robertson, Lecturer/Researcher in Smart Materials/Textiles @DJCAD. @PopUpWorkshop
Find out more about the science behind fibre optic materials, gain an insight into the work of textile designers using fibre optic materials together with hand craft processes of textile design, explore the materiality and potential of optical fibre, understand simple electronics (using LEDs to light the material).
Brought to you by Creative Dundee and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design; and part of the NEoN Digital Arts 2014 programme.
Crafting Light – Fibre Optic Wearables
Date/Time: Sunday 2nd November, 2-4pm
Venue: Roseangle Arts Society, 17 Roseangle, Dundee, DD1 4LP
Tickets cost £10 which includes all materials to make your own fibre optic piece and take it home!
Tickets must be booked in advance via Eventbrite, here or below: