Category / e-textile-swatch-exchange / Worn translucent in places
E-textile swatch exchange is an ongoing knowledge exchange project coordinated by Hannah Perner Wilson for the e-textile Summer Camp. Participants exchange swatches of their work in order to share etextiles knowledge. Swatches are distributed and archived into a swatchbook -each year the swatchbooks are made up of all 25 participants’ swatches.
The swatches I made this year use conductive yarns to create pressure sensors around threadbare garments. The sensors can be connected to an Arduino or Pure Data circuit (see below, add pull-up/down resistors from the input if needed), and the feedback used to create musical or dance scores that are based on the worn areas.…