POSTmatter Talk 1: Reinventing Craft and Design in the Digital Age

POSTmatter Talk 1: Reinventing Craft and Design in the Digital Age

Fashion Space Gallery

  • 20th November 2015
  • 6:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Free

Over a series of three talks and discussions led by online magazine and creative studio POSTmatter, the evolution and disruption of craftsmanship, identity and popular culture in a post-digital age is explored, taking in everything from avatars to emoji, pixels to precious stones, along the way.

This talk will outline the far-reaching influence of the digital age, identifying a clear, practice-based backdrop of new machine-based tools, computer-led software, and emergent materials within fashion and design. Making it clear that this goes far beyond the zeitgeist of 3D printing alone, speakers¬†will then address the increasing emergence of a digital influence within traditional craftsmanship, from glitches rendered in wax, to pixels woven into rugs. Most of all, the series¬†will establish POSTmatter’s distinct focus on the overlaps and tensions between the physical and digital realms, expanding outwards into its implications for the fashion world.

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