Yearly Focus #2 > Physics + Spinning, Braiding, Knotting, Netting

In “The Museum of Lost Technology” research project, each year a different theme is identified by pairing a scientific subject with a specific textile technique. The yearly research focus between November 1, 2021, and October 30, 2022, is set on “Physics and Spinning, Braiding, Knotting, and Netting”. The project activities started with setting up a DIY physics and textiles workbench in the project’s studio space and will continue with conducting theoretical and hands-on research inspired by conversations with the project’s extra-disciplinary advisor in physics, Dr. Lukas Mairhofer.

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