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|Title: ||Light and Shadow play - the sun as an aesthetic trigger for urban textiles|
|Authors: ||Jansen, Barbara|
|Department: ||University of Borås. Swedish School of Textiles|
|Issue Date: ||2011|
|Citation: ||Ambience exhibition 2011, Borås, Sweden|
|Type of Object: ||Installation: interactive 3D model, two animation films and six storyboards|
|Materials and Techniques: ||Concept: conceptual proposal for printed solar technology and thermochromic dye (heat sensitive dye) incoorperated in sun sails. Installation: interactive 3D model (paper + cardboard), two animation films and six storyboards (paper)|
|Publisher: ||Ambience 2011, Borås, Sweden|
|Media type: ||text|
|Publication type: ||other|
|Content Note: ||artistic work|
|Keywords: ||light and shadow play|
|Subject Category: ||Subject categories::Social Sciences::Other Social Sciences::Social Sciences Interdisciplinary|
Subject categories::Engineering and Technology::Materials Engineering
|Research Group: ||Smart textiles design lab|
|Area of Research: ||Smart Textiles Design|
|Strategic Research Area: ||Textiles and fashion|
|Abstract: ||The project investigates how the sun can be utilized to enhance aesthetics through textile surfaces in urban environments.
The project explores the interplay of textiles as a sun-screening element within the outdoor public architectural space.
What happens when we use the sun's heat and light to trigger a light and shadow play through a textile surface?
What happens when designing with an unpre-dictable parameter – the sun – in relation to the predictability of the textile design processes?
The exhibited objects; an interactive 3D model, two animation films and six storyboards, will summaries the research process and results. The interactive model is open for the audience to interact with via their own observations and explorations|
Prof. Lars Hallnäs, The Swedish School of Textiles, University of Borås, Sweden
Prof. Robert Christie, School of Textile and Design, Heriot-Watt University, UK
Sarah Taylor, textile designer, UK
Ann Hardie, School of Textile and Design, Heriot-Watt University, UK
Katja Bülow and the Daylight Laboratory at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Copenhagen, Danmark
Henrik Bengtsson, photographer, Imaginara, Sweden
Pierre Ledendal, photographer and film production, Film & Bildstudion, Sweden|
|Sponsorship: ||Smart-Textile Initiative
|Appears in Collections:||Föremål, material, utställningar etc. / Objects, material, exhibitions, etc. (THS)|
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