MIT: Independent Activities Period: IAP

IAP 2016

Contemporary Geometric Beadwork

Kate McKinnon, Erik Demaine, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Martin Demaine, Technical Assistant, CSAIL

Enrollment: Unlimited: No advance sign-up
Attendance: Participants welcome at individual sessions

Kate McKinnon is bringing her intriguing wearable art project, Contemporary Geometric Beadwork, to MIT, and giving several lectures, a seminar, and two weeks of hands-on sessions. Explore the recent structural and design work in this ancient art, and learn how to apply this alluring type of modeling to your own ideas.

The scope of the project is explained in this video. Link

See separate listing for the accompanying Seminar and Hands-On sessions.

Sponsor(s): Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab
Contact: Kate McKinnon,

Contemporary Geometric Beadwork-Lecture

Jan/11 Mon 10:00AM-11:00AM 32-141
Jan/25 Mon 10:00AM-12:00PM 32-141

Jan. 11 - The CGB Project: Open Source Innovation in an Ancient Field

Jan. 25 - Wearable Sewn Beadwork as a base to Model, Explore, and Animate Structure

Kate McKinnon