Paola Tognazzi

Research Fellow

Paola Tognazzi

Paola Tognazzi is a physical interaction designer, choreographer and multimedia artist and the founder of Wearable_Dynamics. She specializes in the application of technology to create mutually informing installations that allow the users to perform their identities and transform during the interactive experience. Tognazzi is undertaking collaborative doctoral research into 21st Century Tapestry, in partnership with Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh Napier University and the University of Edinburgh. The PhD is the first academic study to explore the potential of tapestry as a structure and platform for smart and e-textile development, focusing on the artistic and performance characteristics of different materials. The PhD is supported by the Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities (SGSAH).

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