[-empyre-] this month's discussion on wearables, distributed

danielle wilde d at daniellewilde.com
Thu Jun 2 11:22:34 EST 2011

beautifully articulated, Simon. I totally agree

On 2 June 2011 09:12, simon <swht at clear.net.nz> wrote:

> dear <<empyreans>>,
> As an observer of the discussion, certain of its aspects interested me very
> much, for instance the notions of performance, style, and fashion as it both
> captures clothing design and takes it on its line of flight; but what, apart
> from a lack of time to engage, led me not to, was the near absence of any
> criticality vis-a-vis the topic, a kind of felt overlay, making it difficult
> to see or feel distinct shapes, cushioning angles, softening contours,
> padding arguments, such that Van Dyk's intervention came as a relief ...
> from all of the relief, the anodyne. But then at that point all that could
> be a heard was a dull thud: a thimble fell to the rubberized carpet from a
> soft table, its impact entirely absorbed, in a soundproof workspace as far
> away from the sweatshops as it is possible to get.
> Best,
> Simon Taylor
> www.squarewhiteworld.com
> www.brazilcoffee.co.nz
> On 02/06/11 02:15, Johannes Birringer wrote:
>> dear all
>> well, it's been announced the month's discussion is nearly or practically
>> over,
>> and one already has a sense that for some reason the discussion didn't
>> come together,
>> or discussants posted and left/did not return, some returned but it felt
>> we were not
>> having a conversation, or debate on some of the issues proposed between
>> us, from the beginning,
>> is this just my impression, or do others feel the same?
>> what made this month's discussion difficult, in your opinion?
>> with regards
>> Johannes
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