Helen Koo will present a lecture at the de Young Museum on wearable technology, for the Textile Arts Council (TAC). Her talk will explore how new wearable technologies, including smart materials and e-textiles, can be incorporated into fashion design.
The lecture takes place on Sept. 27, 2014 from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. in the Koret Auditorium at the de Young Museum. Admission is free to TAC members, $10 for non-members, and $5 for FAMSF (Museum) members and students with I.D.
If A Tree Fell showcases wood objects created using sustainable practices. The show presents work by Northern California artists: Gyöngy Laky, Sam Perry, Matthew Scheatzle and design groups: Wowhaus, MRCW Design-Build and Martha Davis, along with significant pieces from the Beanie and Dick Wezelman Collection. The exhibition will include work created and inspired by African, Asian and European traditional craft fused with contemporary styling.