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Computational Fashion Master Class
NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
Brooklyn, NY
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Computational Fashion Master Class
Computational Fashion Master Class
July 18 - 27, 2014

Accepted applicants may pay for the course using this online payment form. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Paul Amitai, Project Director, Computational Fashion.

paulamitai AT gmail.com

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In this ten-day intensive course, participants will:

- Apply cutting-edge digital and 3D printing skills to a hands-on project
- Learn from and connect with leading fashion and tech experts
- Acquire industry insights to enhance your professional goals

Participants will gain proficiency in a range of tools and methods relevant to current commercial and artistic practices. The program will provide an overview of software and programming environments that include Python, Processing, Rhino, and Z-Brush, as well as instruction in 3D printing and digital fabrication processes. Participants will apply their skills to the collaborative creation and production of printed wearables that will be presented publicly at the conclusion of the course.

Instructors and Mentors include:
Ryan Kittleson, digital artist and sculptor
Lisa Kori Chung, interaction designer and computational patternmaker
Casey Rehm, designer and algorithmic consultant
Bradley Rothenberg, architect and designer
Sabine Seymour, designer and researcher
Lauren Slowik, design evangelist at Shapeways
Arthur Young-Spivey, industrial designer and digital fabrication specialist

Computational Fashion is an Eyebeam initiative bringing together artists, fashion designers, scientists, and technologists to explore emerging ideas and develop new work at the intersection of fashion and technology. Computational Fashion consists of research fellowships, panel discussions, workshops, and exhibitions. The lead consultant is Dr. Sabine Seymour, owner of Moondial and professor of Fashionable Technology at Parsons The New School for Design. Computational Fashion is supported in part by The Rockefeller Foundation Cultural Innovation Fund.

Requirements and Benefits

- Participants will be required to bring their own laptop with pre-installed software
- Software will be provided by Eyebeam upon registration
- Tuition covers digital fabrication costs courtesy of Shapeways


Program Partners

Eyebeam is the leading not-for-profit art and technology center in the United States, which provides a fertile context and state-of-the-art tools for digital research and experimentation. It is a lively incubator of creativity and thought, where artists and technologists actively engage with culture, addressing the issues and concerns of our time. Eyebeam challenges convention, celebrates the hack, educates the next generation, encourages collaboration, freely offers its contributions to the community, and invites the public to share in a spirit of openness: open source, open content and open distribution. (http://eyebeam.com)

Shapeways.com is the world's leading 3D Printing marketplace and community. We harness 3D Printing to help everyone make and share designs with the world, making product design more accessible, personal, and inspiring. On Shapeways, individuals can make, buy and sell their own products. By providing a platform for our community members to share ideas and gain access to cutting edge technology, we're bringing personalized production to everyone, whether you're already designing in 3D or are looking to find something just right. We 3D Print everything on-demand, which means that every order is customized and personalized.

NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering is a comprehensive school of engineering, applied sciences, technology and research, and is rooted in a 158-year tradition of invention, innovation and entrepreneurship. The institution, founded in 1854, is the nation's second-oldest private engineering school. In addition to its main campus in New York City at MetroTech Center in downtown Brooklyn, it also offers programs at sites throughout the region, around the globe and remotely through online learning. The NYU School of Engineering is an integral part of NYU Abu Dhabi, NYU Shanghai, and the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) in downtown Brooklyn.

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NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering (View)
2 Metrotech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201
United States


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Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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