- 20 Feb 2020
- 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wearable Tech and Fashion Design Workshop
An introductory workshop to wearable devices featuring Python and a special space-inspired item.
Participants will learn how to use the language of Python to create LEDs, audio, and use touch sensors with the Circuit Playground Express. We will go through a series of guided examples that welcome beginners and teach in an interactive way.
Shoshana Swell will be traveling from NY to Milan Fashion Week, so we will be creating a limited edition THIS IS MY SPACESUIT. product you will be able to take home with you. You will learn how to sew and create a holographic accessory.
All skill levels are welcome.
Leave with a limited edition item.
You will receive a holographic pack with the tools for the accessory and the wearable device will be available for purchase as an “add-on” or at the event.
More about the designer
Shoshana Swell is a multidisciplinary designer from New York that launched a space-inspired streetwear brand last May after NASA cancelled their all-female space mission. The brand focuses on educating and inspiring anyone to blast off by hosting workshops on fashion design, wearable tech, and all things creative. She has worked in a ray of projects in Product Design at Facebook, designed a runway fashion collection with wearable tech, and is a filmmaker. Shoshana just got back from teaching her wearable workshop in two countries in Africa, Eswatini and Ghana and is excited to bring it to Milan!
Learn more about the brand behind it all
After creating the first collection, the brand was invited to NASA’s rocket launch with SpaceX this past July. Since then the brand has run educational workshops at Cornell University since August and launched a new collection. This past January they taught workshops with an organization called Code Afrique in Ghana and Eswatini. Check out the website to learn more.
Thursday February 20th, 6:00-8:00pm.
The event with be hosted with SheTech and Fashion Technology Accelerator in Milan. See you in Via Vincenzo Forcella, 13 in Milan!