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we are what we wear black kimono

Installation view at
the Performance Art Institute
San Francisco, CA
(Oct 2012)
Black Kimono and Obi
micro-controlled LEDs
fabric, thread, paper
wood
17'1" x 8' x 5"

I created "We Are What We Wear Series” through the integration of materials and techniques
from both old and new. I thus transformed the typical form of the kimonos through the sensory data of a new technological environment, creating contemporary, electronically embodied kimonos. LEDs are programmed with Arduino to show 3 different traffic conditions which last about 10 minutes total.

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