“Memory Rich Garments: Body-Based Displays” by Berzowska and Yarin

  • ©Joanna (Joey) Maria Berzowska and Paul Yarin




    Memory Rich Garments: Body-Based Displays



    This paper describes conceptual and technical prototypes of reactive body-worn artifacts that display their history of use and communicate
    physical (or embodied) memory. This work concentrates on garments that reflect more subtle, playful, or poetic aspects of our identity and
    history. The pieces described here are part of a larger research project called Memory Rich Clothing. A variety of input and output methodologies are explored to sense and display traces of physical memory, raising the question: What exactly do we want to remember?


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