June 24, 2013 Kyle Chayka

Fashion designer and UQAM professor Ying Gao has developed two dresses that illuminate themselves, but only while you’re paying attention to them. Inspired by an essay entitled “Esthétique de la disparition” (The aesthetic of disappearance) by Paul Virilio, the dresses work by way of including sections of photo-luminescent thread as well as an imbedded eye-tracking technology that is activated only by the […]

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