MVWORKS 2015/2016 participants have been selected. The panel read over a 110 applications, discussed in depth and at the end of the many stages of selection, nine victors have been singled out from the competition. Watch the film to find out what the panel really thought of the applications submitted.
This is just the beginning for the group, who’ll be embarking on their personal projects during the programme as well as collective activities. They’ll be taking part in monthly crits, field trips, personal development workshops and beyond.
Get to know the MVWORKS 15/16 group
A designer and educator. She makes work at the intersection of craft and technology, and designs playful and interactive curriculum, tools, and events for learning electronics and programming.
The project’s aim is to use the mechanical properties of our foot skin to inspire and inform the design of 3D printed shoes. Liz is the lead designer on the project with collaborative input from artist Rhian Solomon of sKINship, bio medical engineer Manolis Papastravou and advice from medical reconstructive surgeons.
Interests span algorithmic systems, bots, copyright, file-sharing and working with 3D model files. He is also known for his blog Algopop that documents how algorithmic systems increasingly mediate popular life and culture.
Tom Armitage & Richard Birken
Tom Armitage is a technologist, designer and writer. He makes systems, tools, toys, and art out of hardware, software, and the network. Richard Birkin is a composer and creative technologist, known for combining his own modern classical music with touch-sensitive installations and experimental digital manifestations.
To find out more about the selection panel head over to MV.WORKS.
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