workshop: werkgroep wearables

In 2009 I participated in a workgroup of artists and designers at the Digitale Werkplaats (Digital Workspace) at the Centrum Beeldende Kunst 's-Hertogenbosch. The workgroup took place approx two weekends a month throughout 2009.

The workgroup was lead by Anna Maria Cornelia De Gersem and Paul van Bavel.

The workgroup started out with about 10 participants, but at the end of the course, the following die-hards were left:

For details of my individual pieces, see the links at the bottom of this page.

concept overview

Computer technology is mainly used to perform tasks that most humans find difficult, e.g., repetitive processes, large calculations, accurate timing, etc. Most of us are quite happy for computers to take care of these jobs for us because we don't enjoy them and computers do them very well.

But there are other things that many humans find difficult and don't enjoy that are less logic-based and therefore not considered suitable jobs for computers. These are often things we consider to be deeply human. Can computers help us perform these tasks as well?

concept development

Difficult tasks computer technology can help us with:

progress: completed projects

progress: work in progress

Progress updates will be posted per project: