Grasshopper

algorithmic modeling for Rhino

COMPUTATIONAL COUTURE

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COMPUTATIONAL COUTURE

Time: May 17, 2015 at 6pm to May 22, 2015 at 7pm
Location: BEYOND BUILDING BARCELONA, FIRA DE BARCELONA
Street: Av. Reina Mª Cristina, s/n 08004 Barcelona
City/Town: BARCELONA
Website or Map: http://beyond.iaac.net/?page_…
Phone: +34652964886
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Aldo Sollazzo
Latest Activity: Apr 14, 2015

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Event Description

Clothes can be considered as the very first form of mediators between body, space and events. Condensing in their aesthetics not only the evolution of its relation to the physical functions of the body (movement, protection, temperature regulation) but also the evolution of cultural expression precisely by exceeding the purely indexical performative relations. Designing not only for the needs but for the desires.

Computational couture looks at the creation of exclusive custom-fitted clothing (typical of haute couture) through the lens of a systemic approach, extending the sartorial techniques with 3D modeling and computation-based approaches developed in Rhinoceros and the visual programming environment Grasshopper.

Aim of the workshop is to exert, infuse and expand the sartorial sensibilities to body proportions and dress making into an algorithmic approach that loops through design and fabrication by means of laser cutting and 3d printing for the design and production of a garment.
Participants will be divided in teams focusing on specific aspects of the garment related to the production technique (laser cutting or 3D printing).

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WORKSHOP | calendar

Day 1

Introduction to algorithms and computational design for creative disciplines
Basics of 3D modeling in Rhinoceros
Basics of Grasshopper
Introduction to basic sartorial techniques

Day 2
Testing design options for the dress in Grasshopper (tutored work)

Day 3
Fabrication session
. file preparation
. parts testing and pre-assembly

Day 4
dress fabrication and assembly

Day 05
finalization of dress
final presentation

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WORKSHOP | registration
FEE FOR PARTICIPANTS

Early bird (until 4/5): 250 €
Full fee (from 5/5 until 15/5): 350 €

The fee includes materials and fabrication. Plane tickets and accommodation are not  included in the fee.

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REGISTRATION (until 15/5/2015)

For registration please write at :

beyond@iaac.net

for more info visit:

http://beyond.iaac.net/?page_id=1620

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