Week 3: January 28 – February 3
The mediated transformation of the body, the man-machine dialectic, the cybernetic organism (cyborg), and the use of wearables, textiles, electronics, and sensors to engage with and manipulate the persona. Presentation and discussion of existing examples and projects of wearables recontextualizing biomimicry: the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems. Discussion of body ergonomics, and wear ability, body shape, human movement, and comfort. Setup and review Adobe Connect Web-conferencing.
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