PROJECT : MUSIC-MIND-TEXTILE
Project Design, Planning, Management
Art Direction, Textiles Design, Art Installation
Innovative Textiles Multi-Sensory System Integration
Advanced Concept, Materials R&D
Smart E-Textiles, Wearable Technology
Concept Design, Film, Visual Communication
Media, Website, Branding, PR
SENSORY THREADS : AN IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE
CROSS-DISCIPLINARY COLLABORATIVE PROJECT PROMOTING MINDFULNESS AND INNER PEACE
The Music-Mind-Textile project represents a groundbreaking fusion of artistry, technology, and mindfulness, captivating audiences at prestigious events such as the RCA 2023 Kensington, Fashion-District Festival, and London Design Biennale 2023. It brings together a diverse team, including Textile Designers and Architect from the Royal College of Art; music composers from the Royal College of Music; the expertise of Foster + Partners' Specialist modelling group; and Italian textile weaver Dreamlux. This collaborative endeavour showcases the project's commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration, seamlessly integrating the realms of Art, Design, Science, and Technology.
The concept "Inner Peace" enacts a metaphorical soul-purification, offering a unique rite of passage towards a new era of universal empathy. highlighting the wisdom of God and the generosity of Earth. At the heart of Music-Mind-Textile lies an enchanting "Waterfall-like" installation that flawlessly merges original musical compositions with innovative smart-textiles art installations. By allowing the audience's emotions to shape the visual and auditory experience, the textile traverses the impressive installation and is programmed to tune in with the collective emotional state, projecting the public's feelings through its color fluctuations - "Seeing Music in Colour". This harnesses the evocative power of music and immersive multi-sensory textiles, taking the audience on a transformative journey of rediscovering inner peace and heralding "The Future of the Mind."
The project fosters social engagement and inclusivity, empowering individuals, particularly those with diverse neurological perspectives, while unveiling the inherent therapeutic qualities embedded within the integration of music and textiles. This immersive experience sparks introspection, fosters meaningful connections, and strives to enhance mental well-being. Music-Mind-Textile harnesses the transformative potential of design to cultivate mindfulness and inner peace, aligning with the awareness of Health, Education, and Innovation. The project culminates in a transformative experience that embraces EDI inclusiveness towards a sustainable future. (SDG 3. ensuring healthy lives and promoting well-being and Mental Health for all at all ages. , Goal 5. Promote women’s empowerment through technology. SDG12. Sustainable Production).
The collaborative integration of Music ( Sound design), Mind ( Electroencephalogram EEG), and Textile design ( Digital Jacquard ) into a smart textile Soft-system developed with the Specialist Modelling Group, Foster+Partners
MUSIC Music-evoked emotions
MIND Sense Design Neuro-aesthetics
TEXTILE Sensory Threads Technology
Art Textile Installation for Music live event, Fashion week, Exhibitions
Brand collaborations, events for social influences.
Biennale Talk: Threads of Mindful Innovation