Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext 4259
Professor, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec
EXHIBITIONS, PERFORMANCES, etc.
Rewind Into the Future, curated by Sarah Braddock Clark, Kaunas Biennale, National Art Museum, Kaunas, Lithuania
Sensual Technologies, International Symposium of Electronic Arts Exhibition, Istanbul, Turkey
This Pervasive Day, Inspace, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Futurotextile, travels to museums and galleries in France, Spain, Italy and Belgium
New Media Interactive: Craft Meets Technology, The Kentrucky Museum of Arts and Crafts, Louisville, KY
Electromode, Code Live, exhibition and techno-fashion event for Vancouver Olympics 2010 at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC
Contact, FOFA Gallery, for the 2010 Congress, Connected Understanding - Le savoir branche, Concordia University, Montreal
Wearable Technology: Powered Art and Fashion Design, the Five Days Off Festival, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, NL
I-Machine, The Edith Russ Haus for New Media, Oldenburg, Germany
Textiles of the World: Canada, Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles, QC
Inspired Design – Creative Entrepreneurial Textiles Exhibit, Center for Craft, Creativity and Design, Hendersonville, NC traveled to 5 university galleries in 2008-2009
Awareables: Conscious Clothing, The San Jose Museum of Textiles and Quilts, exhibition & demonstration in conjunction with ZerO-1 Media Arts Festival
Seamless 2008, (selected garments) Fashion Event at MICAM (organized by ANCI, MIT & Boston Museum of Science) Milan, Italy
Seamless 2008, Fashion Event at the Museum of Science in Boston
Unravel 2007, Fashion event at SIGGRAPH, San Diego CA.
Mots Croises/Palabras Cruzadas, Centro Metropolitano de Diseño, Buenos Aires, Argentina (June/July) and the Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles (September)
Integration, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, Australia
The International Biennale of Design, curated by Marc Choko, St. Etienne France, and at the Galerie de Ville de Marseille, France and at the Canadian Consulate in Washington D.C.
About Jacquard, The Gallery at the Centre for Contemporary Textiles, Montreal.
Intersections, The Art Gallery at SIGGRAPH 2006, Boston.
Unravel 2007, Fashion Show at the Roxy Club, (SIGGRAPH 2006) Boston
24 Hours of Science, UQAM, Montreal
FUTURE TEXTILES: Fast Wear for Sport and Fashion, The HUB Centre, Lincolnshire, England
Engineered Arts, Queens University Union Gallery, Kingston, Ontario
CFI Leaders Opportunity Fund, for Dynamic Layers for Electronic Textiles (pending)
Media Arts Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts, Istanbul and Kaunas Lithuania
Travel Grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec (CALQ), Xalapa, Mexico City and Oaxaca Mexico for Aire Conference
Travel Grant, Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montreal for Kaunas and Istanbul
Persuasive Textiles and the Improbable Environment, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2009-2012)
Travel Grant, Canada Council for the Arts, Amsterdam
Travel Grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec (CALQ), Germany
Travel Grant, Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University, Montreal
Currente Calamo, Hexagram Grant, with architect, Mahesh Senagala
Travel Grant, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Quebec (CAQ) Buenos Aires, Argentina
Quebec Government House in London – travel grant
Seed Grant, Concordia University
Wearable Absence, Hexagram grant with Goldsmiths College collaborators
International Links Grant, University of Wollongong, Australia (with P. Harris) Visiting researcher-in-residence grant
Textiles, Translations & Transmissions, SSHRC Research-Creation Grant (P.I. on 3 year Team grant with Reza Soleymani)
Concordia University Engineering and Fine Arts Research Fund, with Reza Soleymani, Dept. of Engineering and Dept. of Fine Arts, seed grant
The Addressable Dress (P.I.) in collaboration w. J. Berzowska. Hexagram team grant
Excitable Sites, (Berzowska PI, with Sha Xin Wei and C. Salter) Hexagram team grant
Textile Translations, CIAM Research Grant, UQAM, Montreal.
Bodies in Motion, Banff Residency Award
Animated Textiles, Hexagram individual research grant
Inside/Outside Banff Residency Award
Travel Grant, Conseil des artes et des lettres du Quebec”, for ISEA, Helsinki/Estonia/Sweden
Transdisciplinary Network for Dance, Performance and Technology, SSHRC Networks
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Centro de Experimentación e Investigación en Artes Electrónicas, Universidad Nacional de Tres de Febrero/Telefonica (Buenos Aires); University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, Emily Carr Academy of Art, Vancouver, BC; SIGGRAPH 2006, Boston; The Museum for Textiles, Toronto, ON; The Banff Centre; Side Street Projects, Santa Monica, CA; University of Nebraska; Goldsmith’s College, University of London, England; Manchester Metropolitan University, England; Glasgow School of Art, Scotland; University of Salford, England; California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA; San Diego State University, CA; Colorado State University, Fort Collins; State University of New York; University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; Canberra School of Art, Australia; University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia; University of Washington, Seattle, WA; California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA; UQAM, Montreal.
Panel presentation, Rewind into the Future, Kaunas Biennale of Textiles, Lithuania
Panel presentation, Electronic Textiles at Studio subTela, Aire Conference, Museum of Anthropology, Jalapa, Mexico
Panel presentation, Wearable Absence, Inspace, part of This Pervasive Day Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
Panel Presentation, Persuasive Textiles, for the panel, Art, Fashion and Architecture at the College Art Association Annual Conference, Chicago
Keynote Speaker, Conference on Research-Creation at the University of Wollongong, Wollongong Australia
Panel presentation, Wearable Absence, co-presented with Janis Jefferies at the International Symposium of Electronic Arts (ISEA), Belfast, Northern Ireland
Panel presentation, Wearable Technology: Powered Art and Fashion Design, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam
Panel presentation, I-Machine, Edith Russ Haus for New Media, Oldenburg, Germany
Panel presentation, Performance and Interactive Textiles Panel at the Jacquard Textiles Conference, UNC Centre for Craft, Creativity and Design, Hendersonville, NC
Electronic Textiles Workshop at the Swedish School of Textiles, University College of Borås
Presentation: Creative Conscious Clothing, Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, CA
Electronic Textiles Workshop at the Amauta Centre, Cusco, Peru
Panel presentation and Workshop, Valand Academy of Art, Goteborg, Sweden
Electronic Textiles Workshop, Telefonica, Buenos Aires
Round Table for Palabras Cruzadas, Centro Argentino de Arte Textil, Buenos Aires
Panel presentation and Workshop: IT + T; Rethinking Textile and Design, Srishti Academy of Art, Bangalore, India,
Panel Presentation, The Future of Textiles The Banff Centre, Bodies in Motion Conference
Demonstration, The Twining Garment (with Yacov Sharir) Creativity and Cognition 5, London
Panel Presentation, Twining (with Yacov Sharir), SIGRADI Conference, Lima Peru
Panel Presentation, Animated Textiles The Banff Centre, Canada
Panel Presentation, Animated Textiles at ISEA in Tallinn, Estonia
Fashion: Innovative materials, by Macarena San Martin, maomao publications, Barcelona, Spain, 2011
The Intersection of Design, Fashion, Technology, and Science by Sabine Seymour. Pub. Springer Wien New York, 2008
“Seamless 2008”, catalog, The Museum of Science, Boston, MA
“Fashion Show Features Weather-Inspired Designs”, Mish Michaels, Boston, WBZ-tv Jan 30, 2008
“Barbara Layne: Concordia’s Creative Collaborator”, by Carol D. Westfall, Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, Winter 2007/2008. P 34-39
“Entrevista a / Interview with Barbara Layne”, website, Centro de Experimentación y Investigación en Artes Electrónicas (CEIArtE, Buenos Aires) with Ricardo Dal Farra, July 2007
“Hexagram, The Institute for Research and Creation”, by J Penney Burton, Fiber Quarterly
Canada, Vol 3 issue 3, September 2007
Les nouvelles technologies dans l'industrie de la mode: entre créativité artistique, nouveaux usages et marchés émergents, C. Rinaldi, p. 28-33, ETC-Revue de l'art actuel, Mars-mai 2007.
“Unravel” 2007, SIGGRAPH, San Diego, CA
“Integration-The Nature of Objects”, exhibition catalog, by Katherine Moline, pub: Ivan Dougherty Gallery, UNSW, Sydney, Australia.
“The Montreal Centre for Contemporary Textiles”, by Carol Westfall. Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot, Spring 2007. Pp 30-36.
“Electric Textiles“ by Risa Dickens, Worn (Worn Fashion Journal) April 2006
Techno Textiles 2: Revolutionary Fabrics for Fashion and Design, Volume 2, by Sarah E. Braddock and Marie O’Mahony, Thames & Hudson, 2005
FUTURE TEXTILES: Fast Wear for Sport and Fashion, exhibition catalog, Sarah E. Braddock and Marie O’Mahony, Thames & Hudson, 2005
Portfolio Collection: Barbara Layne, monograph with intro by Sarah Quinton and essay by Cheryl Simon. Telos Art Publishing, Winchester, England. 48 color pages, 2003
“Cyber/Fyber/Text”, feature article, Surface Design Jounal (Jan/Feb 2002)Cheryl Kolak-Dudek.
“The Translation of Textiles in the Electronic Field”, by Diana Wood Conroy and Dr. Kurt Brereton, International Tapestry Journal, Australia.1/2000
RECENT PUBLICATIONS (Authored)
Inventory of Labor, (artist pages, 6 page gatefold) in anthology, Objects of Labor, J. Livingstone and J.Ploof, ed.,Chicago Art Inst. Press, 2007
Twining: Wearable Computer Performance Augumentation, co-written with Yacov Sharir, 2005 SIGRADI International Conference Proceedings, Lima, Peru.
Twining, w/ Yacov Sharir, Creativity and Cognition 5, Conference proceedings, London 2005
WEAR: Barbara Layne, Interviewed by Lincoln Phillip for Horizon Zero magazine, the Banff Centre, Vol. 16, July 2004
Migrant Textiles: Burdens, Bundles and Baggage, essay for Re-inventing textiles: tradition and innovation in contemporary practice, Ed. Janis Jefferies, Telos Art Publishing, London 2001.
Interpolations, essay for CD-ROM exhibition/project produced by the Centre for Contemporary Textiles of Montreal, 2000.