Fashion, gaming, and AI come together for night of lectures

Anneke Smelik, Joost Raessens and Eric Postma speak at Tezign x The Nurturing House: Fashion, Gaming and Artificial Intelligence. The event was presented by the Netherlands Embassy. Photo taken October 9, 2015. [Photo: CRIENGLISH.COM/William Wang]William WangBeijing Design Week may be over, but its traces can still be found in pockets of the city. On October 9th, the Netherlands Embassy presented an evening of lectures on the potentially disparate topics of fashion, gaming and artificial intelligence. The event was held by Tezign (technology and design) and The Nurturing House (an exhibition and presentation space that was put together expressly for Design Week).Professor of Visual Culture Anneke Smelik discussed fashion, but it was hardly just about the latest fall collections. Her focus was wearable technology: solar powered fabrics which can emit light…


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