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Etib @ Wear it Festival Berlin 11/12th October 2014

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Wear it is a festival organized by a friend of ours Thomas from Trafopop and features wearable technology with talks, workshops and performances.

It will take place in Berlin on the 11th and 12th of october with a few tickets left!

I have been helping a little and will be there as well on 11th in the evening, so if you are here and want to meet us, come on over!

Official Announcement, Enjoy:

Wear It is the first festival for wearable electronics and arts in Berlin

On the 11th and 12th of October 2014 the “Wear It” festival will take place at Betahaus Berlin. There will be two days dedicated to fashion, electronic textiles, music and wearable sensors. The festival kicks off with workshops, performances and an exhibition. The second day brings together international high level speakers, to share insights into their work during the conference.

On the first day you can build your own piece of wearable technology in workshops led by well known artists. You can immediatly wear your work at the evening party at Platoon Kunsthalle, where you can also see the work of professional wearable artists like Maartje Dijkstra and her baroque techno dress or her Mi.Mu data glove, used by the London based musician Imogen Heap. We will also bring you exciting performance acts like a laser hula hoop show or “Jenny´s Playlist” a band clad in interactive LED costumes.

On the second day the conference showcases international speakers from across the field of wearable technologies. Our lineup includes Kate Hartman from Social Body Lab in Toronto. Hartman, a star of the wearable electronics scene long before her TED talk in 2011 brought her work to wider attention. Hartman creates items of clothing and accessories that communicate with each other and the surrounding environment. Her work has been shown at Museum of Modern Art in New York among other renowned spaces. After the talks we invite all conference attendees to our afterhours party, hosted in the same venue as the conference, it couldn’t be easier to socialise, have drinks and discuss new ideas.

Wear It Festival
11th and 12th of october, Bethaus and Platoon Berlin

Tickets
Workshops: 25 € – 95 €
Conference: 65 – 135€

Infos

More information and tickets:
www.wearit-berlin.com

Facebook event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/324677894381874/

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Wear It ist das erste Festival für tragbare Technologien und Kunst in Berlin

Am 11. und 12. Oktober 2014 findet die “Wear It” – Berlins erstes Festival für tragbare Technologien, den sogenannten Wearables statt. An zwei Tagen geht es um Mode, elektronische Textilien, Musik und tragbare Sensoren. Das Festival startet mit  Workshops, Performances und eine Ausstellung. Am nächsten Tag referieren auf der Konferenz hochkarätige Sprecher der wearbales Szene aus der ganzen Welt.

Am ersten Tag kann man unter Anleitung von bekannten Künstleren aus der Szene eigene Wearables bauen und gleich abends zur Party in der Platoon Kunsthalle tragen. Dort sieht man in der Ausstellung professionelle Arbeiten wie die barocke techno Laufstegmode der niederländischen Künstlerin Maartje Dijkstra oder den Datenhandschuh Mi.Mu, den die Londoner Musikerin Imogen Heap für ihre Auftritte nutzt. Darüber hinaus gibt es eindrucksvolle Performances zu bestaunen, wie etwa eine Laser Hula Hoop Show, oder “Jenny´s Playlist” –  eine Band in interaktiven LED Kleidern.

Am folgenden Tag geht es in den Talks nahtlos weiter mit international renommierten Sprechen der Wearable Szene. Darunter zum Beispiel Kate Hartmann vom Social Body Lab in Toronto die spätestens seit ihrem TED Talk 2011 zu den internationalen Stars der Szene gehört. Kate baut z.B. Kleidungsstücke, die untereinander kommunizieren können und Ihre Arbeiten wurden unter anderem im Museum of Modern Art in New York gezeigt. Als Abschluss der Konferenz steht ein weitere Party im Kreise der Konferenz-Teilnehmer und Sprecher.

Wear It Festival
11. und 12. Oktober, Bethaus und Platoon Kunsthalle Berlin

Tickets

Workshops: 25 € – 95 €
Conference: 65 – 135€

Infos

Mehr infos und Tickets gibt es hier:
www.wearit-berlin.com

Facebook event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/324677894381874/

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