[Cyborg] fluid dress

Joanne Jin art.is.the.idea at gmail.com
Wed Nov 17 14:27:33 PST 2010


THIS IS SO COOOL!!! Who says you have to expose yourself a little? You can
totally wear a nude slip underneath it! I'd ear it!
Thanks for sharing.

On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 1:24 PM, Eric Boyd <mrericboyd at yahoo.com> wrote:

> http://laughingsquid.com/fluid-dress/
>
> It's awesome.  I thought perhaps they were using glow-in-the-dark fluid,
> but actually it's a UV-reactive ("blacklight") fluid.
>
> The dress isn't very wearable though - first, it's rather transparent, so
> the model would have to expose herself a little, and second, that pumping
> rig is clearly large, heavy and power intensive.  But I love the idea of
> using tubing and colored fluids, and I totally think you COULD build a
> wearable garment, perhaps a hat?
>
> The real trick is in the fluid changing - especially because over time the
> boundary where the fluids change will become mixed.  I wonder if you could
> devise something that would flow in the tube along with the fluid at the
> boundary between fluids and help slow the mixing?
>
> There are some pretty awesome details available on the artists website:
>
> http://www.casualprofanity.com/post/121000439/construction-of-the-fluid-dress
> http://www.casualprofanity.com/post/1588555738/fluid-sculpture
> http://www.casualprofanity.com/post/41952229/diy-fashion-show
>
> Eric
>



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