We are thrilled to share an insightful article by the distinguished Brazilian researcher and activist, Eloisa Artuso. Her article, originally published in Carta Capital Magazine in Portuguese, takes us on a journey into a recent panel discussion where the Textiles Circularity Centre played a prominent role.
1st Call for Participation: CHI 2023 Workshop:
Body x Materials: A workshop exploring the role of material-enabled body-based multisensory experiences
This workshop aims to build a community and open the design space for materiality and material-enabled body-based multisensory experiences by integrating research from various perspectives. We invite researchers, practitioners, and designers with an interest in designing and evaluating material-enabled body- based multisensory experiences and technologies, to submit position papers of up to 4 pages in single-column SIGCHI submission template (including references) stating their existing work, a conceptual design, or their position with respect to the workshop topic.
Submissions can be made, by February 20, 2023, on the workshop website (https://www.rca.ac.uk/body-
If accepted, at least one author must attend the pre-workshop activity, the workshop at CHI2023 (in-person) and bring and showcase at the workshop their contribution (concept, prototype, method). All accepted submissions will be published on the website.
* February 25: Submission deadline
* March 1: Participant notifications sent
* April 23: Body x Materials workshop
Workshop website: https://www.rca.ac.
CHI website: https://chi2023.acm.
Winter seminar series to look at EU Fashion Policy & Legislation: Compliance Strategies for the Future
Fashion's future is tightly intertwined with policy and legislation, especially in the EU, one of the world's largest fashion markets.
The Royal College of Art's (RCA) UKRI Interdisciplinary Textiles Circularity Centre recently took centre stage at the Embassy of Brazil in London.