I will be presenting my work in progress paper and demontration at this event held at the British Computer Society.
Enclothed cognition and embedded haptics with Virtual Reality for immersive story telling.
I will be in the alumni section demonstrating the new iteration of my new haptic kinetic immersive story - The Great Wave.
So excited ... a new interactive fashion installation on one of the most iconic fashion streets in the world The Kings Road. Stay tuned.
A night dedicated to the cornucopia of sensory practice in London.
The Open Senses Symposium brings together an interdisciplinary collection of practitioners and artists exploring sensory practice. The event offers stalls, panel discussions, pop-up talks and experiences all curated to unfold throughout the day.
It will showcase the breadth of sensory practice in London and include practitioners worldwide. The content will challenge, demonstrate and interrogate how sensory practice is capable of building greater connection to the world, our environment, the people around us and ourselves.
The evening showcases work in academia, inclusive practice, scent, food, medicine, theatre, music, law, restaurants, typography, dance … and more
Workshop will include
Please note within this 3 hour introductory course there will be no production of garments or electronics, however we can give guidance on next steps. 5 - 10 students only.
Farid Akmal is currently a wearable technology tutor at Ravensbourne Art College. Developing creative and technological solutions for fashion design and wearables.
Couture in Orbit with the European Space Agency, the Science Museum and Ravensbourne.
MA Wearable Futures
BA Fashion Design and Marketing
Bushra Burge creates immersive wearable science fiction stories through fashion. She is an exhibiting artist as well as a consultant and speaker in wearable technology. She explores the intersection of different disciplines.
Fashion in Orbit course with the European Space Agency and the Politecnico di Milano.
MA Applied Imagination (distinction) Central Saint Martins
BA(Hons) Fashion Design from London College of Fashion
BSc(Hons) Biochemistry with Management Imperial College.
Please register on https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/science-faction-fashion-speculative-design-workshop-tickets-34078633109
Friday 5th May noon till 5pm and Saturday 6th May noon till 5pm.
Come and draw sculptural upcycled cyber robot by Vincent C. J. Jö - Nés and science fiction garments by Bushra Burge Studio.
There will be printed paper for colouring in by the younger children as well as plain paper for drawing and colouring pencils.
VR, AR demonstrations and talks deconstructing the virtual and reality for mums and dads.
Vincent C. J. Jö - Nés is the original cyber artist who has exhibited at the Tate Modern Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Museum of Science & Industry, Harrods of London and International Events. A.K.A. ‘ The Art of Recycling Technology’. His art is now on exhibit in London at Camden’s ‘CYBER Market Hall’.
Bushra Burge creates immersive wearable science fiction stories through fashion. She is an exhibiting artist as well as a consultant and speaker in wearable technology. She explores the intersection of different disciplines and has an MA Applied Imagination (distinction) Central Saint Martins, BA(Hons) Fashion Design from London College of Fashion and BSc(Hons) Biochemistry with Management Imperial College.
Hackstock - Beyond 2K17, Sci-fi London
Alienascent Room, The Trampery, 239 Old St, London EC1V 9EY.
2minutes walk from Old Street Station
Friday 5th May and Saturday 6th May 11am - 5pm
ALIENASCENT - I will be collecting your experiences of awe and wonder as research for my new science faction fashion story Alienascent ... investigating the dislocating spiritual experience of going to space.
Alienascent Hackathon to be confirmed.
DARK MATTER DARK ENERGY V2.1 - Drop-in sci-fi wear neon drawing taking inspiration from Dark Matter Dark Energy expanding and contracting universe garment including trying out new haptic communication piece.
Friday 5th May : I will also be speaking at the Talkeoke.
#Hackstock was born out of Digital Shoreditch to celebrate the 'HACKERS' film in 2015. It was the worlds first live VR music experience bringing together communities from VR, 3D printing and other various immersive arts. It partnered with SCI-FI-LONDON in 2016 to bring in different communities to embrace what science fiction and psychedelia can bring to new technologies.
Bushra Burge is an artist-designer. She will be showcasing experiential sci-fi through fashion forms and immersive technology. Her recent projects include Alienascent and Dark Matter Dark Energy V1.2.
Free, drop in