XARENE ESKANDAR - TENTATIVE ARCHITECTURE

Tentative Architecture is worn by coastline inhabitants of Other Earth. Galvanic skin response sensors and shape memory alloys constructed within the garment respond to the wearer's mood and ambient temperature changes. The sweater/architecture acts as an organism assisting in ventilation and adjustments to the environment by mimicking the breathing of its host/wearer.

BIO: Xarene Eskandar has a diverse background ranging from fashion and automotive design to architecture and event production. She has given talks internationally on her book 'vE-"jA: Art + Technology of Live Audio/Video, which captures a global snapshot of the international VJ scene. Her recent works look towards media in defining temporary habitats in invisible urban infrastructures.