Thinking Through Making: Coded Bodies


Thinking Through Making: Coded Bodies

Thursday, April 29, 2021 10.00 – 15.00 (GMT+3)

Live video conference event

The event is free of charge and held in English.

Simultaneous translation is provided.

Attendance is limited to 15 participants.

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“Crafting Technology for Textiles”- a collaborative project between Istanbul Modern and the Royal College of Art (RCA), London

Led by Giulia Tomasello, “Coded Bodies” is a series of workshops designed to learn basics of Arduino coding, soft wearables and the exploration of biological textiles. During the workshop, participants will be introduced to the world of Wearable Technology, learning the basics of electronics, Arduino coding, making and programming electronic sensors, developing a speculative concept and prototyping physical soft objects.


Giulia Tomasello - Interaction Designer

Giulia Tomasello is an interaction designer committed to female’s healthcare and its innovation, combining biotechnology and interactive wearables. Winner of Re-FREAM, STARTS Prize and WORTH Partnership, awarded from EU Horizon 2020, for her projects Alma, Future Flora and Rethinking the Bra. More...

Recently recognised for her multidisciplinary work with the World Omosiroi Japanese Award. Giulia offers a new deeper knowledge of female’s wellbeing, developing innovative tools in the intersection between medical and social sciences. Coded Bodies is her teaching platform designed to learn basics of soft wearables and an exploration of biological textiles. Tomasello is currently a Visiting Lecturer in soft technology at Royal College of Arts in London and Politecnico in Milano.

A collaborative project between Istanbul Modern and the Royal College of Art (RCA), London, “Crafting Technology for Textiles” has been funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council and Newton Fund.