Symposium Speaker, Veronika Kapsali, Reader in Material Technology and Design, LCF

Veronika is Reader in Material Technology and Design at LCF where she is developing novel biomimetic approaches to design and innovation within the textile industry that intersect biology, material engineering and textile design. Veronika is an LCF graduate who was awarded a PhD scholarship to study engineering design at Bath …

Symposium Speaker, Danica Maier, Associate Professor in Fine Art, NTU

Danica Maier is an Associate Professor in Fine Art at Nottingham Trent University, where she runs the Summer Lodge, an annual 2-week artists’ residency. She completed an MFA in painting before receiving an MA in Textiles. Her work uses site-specific installations, drawing, and objects to explore expectations, while using subtle slippages …

Symposium Keynote Speaker, Professor Rob Kesseler, Chair in Arts, Design & Science, UAL

We are delighted that Professor Rob Kesseler,  visual artist and Chair in Arts, Design & Science at the University of the Arts London will be joining us as a keynote speaker for the forthcoming Beyond pattern and Chaos Symposium, details here: https://www.nuapatternandchaos.com/pattern-chaos-symposium-2018/ Rob says; ‘The ability to observe, identify and …

Symposium Keynote Speaker: Charlotte Higgins, Chief Culture Writer, Guardian

Charlotte Higgins, chief culture writer of the Guardian and the author of Red Thread: On Mazes and Labyrinths(https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/1110297/red-thread/) , explores the significance of the labyrinth and its myth through literature and art through her keynote talk, The Biformed Labyrinth. Like the Minotaur that inhabits it, the labyrinth has two natures. On …

Featured marketplace researcher: Dilusha Rajapakse

Dilusha is a Lecturer in Textile Design at Birmingham City University, and an active researcher in the areas of smart materials and dynamic textile design. Dilusha will demonstrate the possibility of inventing and integrating transformable dynamic aesthetic abilities onto textile surfaces with the application of smart photochromic materials. The ‘Beyond …

Featured marketplace researcher: Pauline Clancy

Here is a snapshot of work by Pauline Clancy, one of the researchers exhibiting in the ‘Beyond Pattern and Chaos’ symposium marketplace on Wednesday 5th September 2018. Pauline Clancy: Statement Typography, the visual representation of language, exists to communicate meaning through written, printed or digital forms. In this study, positioned …