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    Content by Mika Satomi and Hannah Perner-Wilson
    E-Textile Tailor Shop by KOBAKANT
    The following institutions have funded our research and supported our work:

    From 2013-2015 Mika is a guest professor at the eLab at Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee

    From July - December 2013 Hannah was a researcher at the UdK's Design Research Lab

    From 2010-2012 Mika was a guest researcher in the Smart Textiles Design Lab at The Swedish School of Textiles

    From 2009 - 2011 Hannah was a graduate student in the MIT Media Lab's High-Low Tech research group led by Leah Buechley


    In 2009 Hannah and Mika were both research fellows at the Distance Lab


    Between 2003 - 2009 Hannah and Mika were both students at Interface Cultures
    We support the Open Source Hardware movement. All our own designs published on this website are released under the Free Cultural Works definition
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    DIY Neopixel Lulu

    For the KOBA Prescilla commission we used this solution for making our own “Lulu” e-textile to LED to optic-fiber solution.

    Materials:

    WS2812B-MINI-3535-RGB-LED
    https://www.ebay.de/itm/WS2812B-MINI-3535-RGB-LED-mit-integriertem-WS2811-LED-Treiber-IC/173140850411?hash=item284fffb6eb:m:m4evCf5P4NKZRo7GbEJvUgA

    Brass tube
    https://www.modulor.de/en/round-tube-brass.html

    Protoboard strip board
    http://www.segor.de/#Q=710%252F5&M=1

    Sideglow optic fiber
    https://www.leds-and-more.de/catalog/15mm-lwl-lichtwellenleiter-lichtleiter-seitlich-leuchtend-p-1937.html?osCsid=2me5dl4q5amcvgb6tnbqfd87i5

    Burning Man bollero in progress

    Burning Man bollero in progress

    Burning Man bollero in progress



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