Training Nitinol

I’ve been remaking the Sound Reactive Nightgown and trying to make the Nitinol react more effectively. So I’ve been researching methods to shape or train the Nitinol to ensure it maintains a determined shape. I’ve been experimenting with different diameters of Nitinol (aka Flexinol, memory alloy, muscle wire). I found that the thicker wire works […]

56 Days: I’m Still Here at TEDxDU

56 Days: I’m Still Here, will be exhibiting March 13, 2010 at the TEDxDU event at the Newman Center for the Performing Arts in Denver, Colorado. TEDxDU website: http://www.du.edu/tedxdu/aboutTEDX.html 56 Days: I’m Still Here: A woman’s clothing restricts and shapes perceptions of her identity. This exhibition catalogs 56 days of performance, throughout which I examined […]

SHE_STORY: New Media Gallery

“56 Days: I’m Still Here” will be exhibited at the New Media Gallery in Zadar, Croatia on the theme of SHE-STORY – new and innovative artistic constellations regarding the theme of women, which will answer the question how does contemporary culture really addresses the theme of women today. The exhibition consists of works of art […]

56 Days: I’m Still Here – Book

I am excited to announce the completion of the book, “56 Days: I’m Still Here”. This book catalogs photographs and online journal entries of the 56-day performance and creation of 56 Days: I’m Still Here. The work examined the struggle to resist or accept gender roles within the confines of my relationship. http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/1125113 Read blog […]

New Code: Sound Reactive Nightgown

I received some code from Kurt for the arduino that is similar to the code created for the Sound Reactive Nightgown: ////////////////////////////////////////////////// int ledPin = 13;                // LED connected to digital pin 13 int audPin = 0; int val = 0; void setup()                    // run once, when the sketch starts { pinMode(ledPin, OUTPUT);      // sets […]

Prospectives.09

I will be presenting my work, 56 Days: I’m Still Here, at the Prospectives.09 International Digital Arts Festival at the Present/Symposium where Graduate candidates present and discuss their work, issues, ideas and trends as emerging practitioners. Thursday, November 12th at the Joe Crowley Student Union Theater, UNR Campus, 10:00am – 4:00pm. The festival is November […]