In June 2013 V2_'s Michel van Dartel gives two presentations titled 'Towards Ecological Autarky' in Australia.
The eTextiles Summer Camp is a five day event that brings together expert practitioners of eTextiles and Soft Circuitry in one place to share their knowledge and skills through hands-on workshops, and facilitate discussions around their practices. We are looking for makers, designers, engineers and artists, who work in the field of eTextiles and soft circuitry to participate.
The second part of Radio Web Macba's podcast with the Dutch composer of electronic music Kees Tazelaar is now online.
Michel van Dartel curated the exhibition Sounds Like Art at Mu in Eindhoven.
Radio Web Macba produced a podcast in the series Memorabilia, Collection Sounds With... featuring Kees Tazelaar. After the summer V2_ will publish Tazelaar's new book.
What’s V2_ future, what are we going to do in 2013?
The opening night of the 8th Piemonte Share Festival announced the Share Prize 2012, under its theme 'Open Your City' and it went to Stanza, with honorary mentions to Mark Shepard and Antonine Schmitt.
Taiwanese artist Po-Ting Lee is back at V2_Lab for the final part of his residency. In Rotterdam he is collaborating with Maartje Dijkstra on the realization of their project.
Dots Digital Art Magazine is a digital iPad magazine that puts contemporary art in the spotlight using an innovative and interactive approach. DOTS is organizing a cover contest. Be published and win a Palm Top Theater device.
Over the past years we have accumulated a large number of project-specific websites. Most of these sites are not in active use, and keeping them online is no longer possible.
The app N0things (spelled N-zero-things) has been launched October 13th 2012. Available for free in the iTunes store! Download it and start collecting!
The ever so charming media art festival e-pulse opens its exhibition October 26 at Electron in Breda. V2_ spotted some familiar faces in the program: Bram Snijders, Julian Oliver and Tarik Barri.
Although at the recent Dutch elections all voting computers where banned because of possible fraud, “The People Speak” asked V2_Lab to develop a Vote-Couter application to help them with their live events.
We challenge all you makers out there to produce and share new content for Palm Top Theater, the device that transforms your iPhone into a 3D-theater in the palm of your hand. Product and browser app will be launched in Japan in November 2012.
Sebastian Frisch spent a few months in 2011 working on SPASM, V2_’s Spatial Audio Mixer, in the V2_Lab. After completing two theses on spatial audio in virtual environments, he decided to rebuild the tool entirely from scratch. Joris van Ballegooijen talked to him about the new version, SPASM 4 LIVE.
Highlights from the 2012 editions of Ars Electronica, GOGBOT, Transnatural, PICNIC, Wereld van Witte de With and TodaysArt.
Maartje Dijkstra is a fashion designer who participated in two “classic” V2_ projects. She made the crash suit for Exercise in immersion 4 by Marnix de Nijs, presented at DEAF 07 and in 2009 she designed the white dress for the Intimacy Series that was developed by Studio Roosegaarde and V2_. Like many other artists we’ve worked with we like to follow the work of Maartje Dijkstra who keeps combining technology and fashion. We just received some photos and videos of her latest project called Denzipfaden.
Starting as an internal overview of projects related to V2_Lab’s research themes, the V2_Knowledgebase has grown into an extensive database of people, institutions and projects that is now freely accessible to anyone who wishes to use it. The knowledgebase is divided according to the Lab’s research themes: wearable technology, augmented reality and ecology.
Dutch fashion designer and former V2_ “Summer Sessionista” Anouk Wipprecht is in Beijing to lead a Wearable Technology workshop at Tsingua University.
This months's eTextile workspace started out with three presentations around the topic of recycling textiles and e-waste. Producers of eTextiles already encounter recycling problems on small scale productions of prototypes, so there should be a discussion to find recycling solutions before eTextiles and wearables start to be mass produced.