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Drawing Conclusions

Drawing Conclusions

c_anemone, a line of flexible, washable, handmade circuit boards

I’m very excited to announce my newest project, c_anemone! c_anemone is a line of flexible, washable, handmade circuit boards designed to be used in wearable electronic projects. c_anemone is inspired by sea creatures that gather together to form larger, integrated colonies called siphonophores. These jellyfish-like creatures, composed of sea anemones, work together as a group […]

Toronto Digifest on May 10th, 2014

I’m going to be showing off my newest project, the c_anemone, at Digifest’s Maker Showcase on May 10th, 2014. It runs from 10am-4pm and is located at the Corus Quay building in Toronto (25 Dockside Drive). Join us at Corus Entertainment and the George Brown College Waterfront Campus on Saturday May 10th to explore and […]

Muscle Wire Class on February 12th, 2014

Hey everyone! I’m going to be teaching a muscle wire class at Site3 on February 12th, 2014. Here’s a short description of the class: Muscle wire is a shape memory alloy. When a current is applied to it, it will contract and bend into a pre-defined shape. Students will learn how to use Flexinol (a […]

Atomic Lollipop 2013

Hello everyone! I will be at Atomic Lollipop again this year, teaching and speaking about electronic textiles! Atomic Lollipop is a combined convention, carnival, music festival, and MASSIVE party entering its third year! With a focus on new experiences and high-octane fun, the 3-day event offers the usual convention attractions (vendors’ room, artists’ alley, fandom […]

Muscle Wire Class on February 27th, 2013

Hey everyone! I’m going to be teaching another muscle wire class at Site3 on February 27th, 2013. Here’s a short description of the class: Muscle wire is a shape memory alloy. When a current is applied to it, it will contract and bend into a pre-defined shape. Students will learn how to use Flexinol (a […]

Atomic Lollipop 2012 Programming

Note for July 11th: Times have been updated, now that the official schedule is out. At Atomic Lollipop this year, I’m going to be presenting a panel and teaching a workshop on electronic textiles! The panel runs from 3-4pm on Saturday (July 14th). Almost a Cyborg: Intro to Electronic Clothing (Spartan)  Ever wondered what it’s […]

Atomic Lollipop 2012

I’m going to be selling my work at Atomic Lollipop again this year! I’m moving from the Artist Alley to the vendor room this year, so I have a bit more space to set up my stuff, and so I’m a bit less out of the way than last year. Marketplace hours are from 10am-8pm […]

Muscle Wire Class on June 28th

  I’m going to be teaching a class about how to use muscle wire (specifically, Flexinol) on Thursday, June 28th (7-10pm) at Site3 in Toronto. Above is a video of Under The Surface, one of my pieces that contains muscle wire. Here’s a brief description: Muscle wire is a shape memory alloy. When a current […]

Associate Artist-in-Residence at Site3

I officially start my associate residency at Site3 today. I’m hoping to actually update this blog with images of things that I am working on! I’m going to be experimenting with new methods of constructing soft circuits. Site3 has some really awesome equipment, and I can’t wait to use it. I’ll be posting some more […]

Toronto Wearables Meetup 12

I was invited back to the Toronto Wearables Meetup this month to show one of my pieces. Following the artist talks, a few people (including me) who have spoken about their works during past meetups will be showing their work.