March 31, 2011, 6:00 – 9:00pm
The Fashionable Technology Event Series (ft.parsons.edu/events) presents Materials Explorations at Parsons The New School for Design with a symposium open to the public and workshops for The New School University students. Dr. Seymour is gathering a select group of experts in the field of fashion, technology, science, and design to ignite a critical discourse around materials used in Fashionable Technology. Please join us for an exciting evening to celebrate this interdisciplinary engagement.

SYMPOSIUM
Thursday, March 31, 2011 @ 6 – 9 PM
Auditorium, School of Fashion, Parsons The New School for Design, 560 7th Ave, New York
FREE, open to the public

Speakers:
-Matt Johnson, Bare Conductive, conductive skin ink (London)
-Elisabeth de Seineville, fashion designer & professor at ENSAD, smart textiles (Paris)
-Gayil Nalls, PhD, artist & researcher, olfactory (New York)
-Alice Min Soo Chun, Parsons the New School, School of Constructed Environments, Assistant Professor, Design+Material Culture (New York)
-Sarah Scaturro, Cooper Hewitt, Textile Conservator (New York)
Moderated by Dr. Sabine Seymour, Assistant Professor of Fashionable Technology, Parsons The New School for Design

INTELLIGENT MATERIALS WORKSHOPS
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 @ 12 – 6PM
Thursday, March 31, 2011 @ 12 – 5PM
Rm 1006, 10th Floor, 2 W 13th Street, Parsons The New School for Design, New York
Conducted by Elisabeth de Seineville (ENSAD, Paris), the workshop introduces participants to intelligent materials and smart textiles.
RSVP: ft@parsons.edu


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