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The research project Inter-Sensorial Threads comprises an exhibition and a supporting conference and is the first event of a series of cross institutional research projects between 2013 and 2015. The exhibition of 17 artists from Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom will take place from 4-13 June in the Faculty of Creative Arts (FCA) Gallery, University of Wollongong (UOW) and the Digital Media Centre (DMC) Exhibition Space, Innovation Campus (iC).
The exhibition explores a re-visioning of cloth and thread through the lens of both technology and the body. This first project in Wollongong, Australia explores fabric through the senses using a broad range analogue and digital technologies. The project approaches art making from the perspectives of research creation through scholarly activities and exhibitions, highlighting artists working across a range of disciplines including informatics-haptics, smart fabrics, wearable technologies, archaeology, sensography and the visual arts