Great series titled Color of Beats by Yanzhou Bao, a photographer from Japan.
Ying Gao - Index of Indifference (2006) - The number of internet users who vote daily through interactive opinion surveys that are indifferent to political, economic or cultural issues shocked Ying. With a software program, she compiled and manipulated this statistical data concerning neutrality in order to modify the basic structure of 10 men's shirts over the course of four weeks.
Techno Naturology by Elaine Ng Yan Ling. Techno-Naturology is Elaine’s latest discovery in the relationship between natural formations and technology design. Techno-Naturology is the use of artificial technology to activate and simulate natural reactions. The concept of ‘Naturology’ tectonic motion is not only about mimicing the behaviour of nature, but also a means of evoking natural movement within an urban landscape. With this design philosophy Elaine enhances the fluidity and…
Shape Memory Alloy Shirt and Jacket (2010) The heat from a hair dryer crinkles the Nitinol shape memory threads woven into the shirt. The silver shirt automatically “rolls up” its sleeves when it is hot out, but its additional innovation is that its entire fabric is woven from shape memory threads. Called Oricalco textile, this fabric has been the subject of research about its potential additional uses, such as in coronary stents.