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Exploratorium's 2nd Skin: Call for Artists Answered

Hi Instructables community - Do you work in wearable computing? 2nd Skin will be showcasing works that fuse fashion, technology, and art to address life in the 21st century on April 25th at the Exploratorium. This call closes Friday, February 29.

Thanks for your time! -Jessi


Call for Artists: 2nd Skin
The Exploratorium invites artists creating wearable computing, wearable art, or related performances to submit works for 2nd Skin: Imaginative Designs in Digital & Analog Clothing. This exhibition features works that fuse fashion, technology, and art to address life in the 21st century. Existing or proposed works in all media are welcome, including fabric, soft-circuitry, found-object, video, installation, and performance.

2nd Skin opens Friday, April 25 at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, CA. The opening night celebration will include performances, a runway show, and installations. Select works will remain on display through Sunday, September 7, 2008. Participating artists will receive a modest honorarium.

To apply, please submit:
1-5 images (JPEG or PDF under 1 MB/ea) or URL link
Brief statement (1-3 paragraphs) describing the art and concept behind it
Artist resume / CV
Estimated costs for shipping, fabrication, or installation, if any

Please email submissions to Pamela Winfrey, Curator/ Senior Artist, at pamw@exploratorium.edu.

Deadline: Friday, February 29, 2008

2nd Skin Website
2nd Skin Press Release


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