Of Work and Waves

I remember the scene with nostalgia: a group of fishermen working on  a fishing net with threads and needles. It is a communal act: working on the same piece of fabric together simultaneously, creating hoops and loops. On 25th of June 2022, a group of experienced crafters will gather in a park. Their craft technique […]

KOBAKANT moved to Wedding!

We’ve closed KOBA and moved our KOBAKANT studio to a shop space in Wedding, Berlin. Join us next Sunday for studio-warming drinks and snacks! Sunday 19th May, 17:00 – 20:00. Schönwalder Straße 23, 13347 Berlin Hannah and Mika PS. We have some space free over the summer, in case somebody is looking: Short-term Werkstatt/Studio space […]

ITM Collection Book at Summercamp Exhibition 2015


Exhibiton: LOVE & LOSS at the Lentos

We will be a part of an exhibition “LOVE & LOSS” at the Lentos museum, Linz, Austria. The Crying Dress will be shown with the new head piece. The opening is on the March 13th and will run until the 7th of June 2015. The opening is on the 12th from 7:00pm. If you are […]

Stitching Worlds Talk in Vienna

November 18th 2014 at 18:30 in Vienna, Austria >>

Exquisite Electronics Talk at Bubi

Thursday March 27th, 19:00 at Bubi in Kadiöy, Istanbul (an amberPlatform talk) Mika and Hannah have been collaborating together since 2006 under the name KOBAKANT. In their work they merge electronics and textiles in order to explore topics ranging from wearable technology to future craftsmanship. In this talk they will introduce a range of their […]

TRIBE Residency, Istanbul

We will be producing another “Exquisite Electronics” project as part of our TRIBE Residency in Istanbul, Turkey. Our stay in Istanbul is organized by Amber Platform and hosted by MauMau.

Perfect Human Performance Berlin

We will be performing The Perfect Human at the WCOMTC event at SHIFT Berlin on Wednesday October 30th around 19:00.

Shifting Paradigms: Fashion + Technology

Eight Steps will be on show from September 26 2013 until August 31 2014 as part of the Shifting Paradigms: Fashion + Technology exhibition at the Kent State University Museum in Kent, Ohio.

KOBAKANT Studio joins FabLab Berlin

As of July 2013 KOBAKANT Studio will move in with the FabLab Berlin! Come join us for our monthly E-Textile Knitting Circle!

Crying Dress at Techtextil

INNtex displays The Crying Dress at the 2013 Techtextile trade-fair in Frankfurt/Germany.

KOBAKANT in Berlin

Since December 2012 KOBAKANT is based in Berlin, Germany!

MQ Residency & Technosensual Exhibition

In June 2012 KOBAKANT are invited to do a residency at the MuseumsQuartier in Vienna in order to create a new work for the Technosensual Exhibition. >> The Crying Dress

DEAF: Crafting the Future

Date: MAY 17-20 Location: Post, Rotterdam The Netherlands, Mika has been to DEAF festival in Rotterdam, giving a workshop and participating in the panel discussion. The workshop theme was to combine two different “crafting” techniques, 3D printing and Textile techniques, to come up with new materials and techniques that can be incorporated with e-textile practices. […]


KOBAKANT will be presenting at the OPEN CULTURE + WEARABLES panel at the ISEA conference, Istanbul. Unfortunately only Mika will be there (it is not sure if Hannah can make it) but she will be presenting our thoughts about “The Future Master Craftsperson: How To Get What You Want”. The panel will be held on […]

Soft Technology Exhibition

We will be exhibiting Eight Steps at the Soft Technology Exhibition at stiftelsen 3,14 Bergen Norway from 19th August to 25th September 2011. The exhibition is curated by Hillevi Munthe and co-curated by Hilde Hauan, featuring e-textile projects. If you happen to be around, please visit!

Solar T-shirt workshop in Switzerland

Mika will be doing a Solar T-shirt workshop in Switzerland. This one day workshop takes place on 20th and 21st of November in two locations, Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich and [], Basel

Designing Machines Exhibition

Eight Steps will be exhibited at the new Design Museum in Holon, Israel as Part of Designing Machines Exhibition. It opens on 14th October, 2010 and shown until 1st January, 2011