Performative Geometries: Transforming Textile Techniques

Performative Geometries: Transforming Textile Techniques
Library Shelf Location 25a.AGKA
Publication Date 2010

Within the scope of the workshop Performative Geometries, students at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki developed individual spatial design-strategies by analyzing textile techniques and their underlying geometrical spatial appearance. As in architecture, fashion creates a second skin that can adapt to the human body depending on its programming the skin changes. In terms of spatial organization, we can learn many things from techniques that are used by fashion designers. In the Performative Geometries workshops, each group analyzed a specific piece of clothes in terms of geometry, technique, cutting pattern and material. The book contains many visuals of the form studies in between fashion, textiles, space and architecture, thus combining and blurring the moving and the static, and essays by leaders in the field.

ISBN 9789063692506
Quantity 1
Pages 160pp
Editors Asterios Agkathidis, Gabi Schillig
Format Paperback
Publisher BIS Publishers
Category Textiles
Keywords Abstraction, Architecture, Materiality
Related Country/Global Region Greece
Language English

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