A London-based burlesque artist, Vicky’s background in theater design and love of light in all its forms led her to create a stage costume with integrated LED lights.
We recently chatted to Vicky about her relationship with light, her own constant goal of integrating lighting innovations into her work, and how future-looking technology and vaudeville have long gone hand in hand…
Prior to your current work, did you look to integrate lighting advancements within theatre design? How did you go about doing this?
Right from the beginning I have always used light in my work: of course stage lighting has always been important, as is anything that can reflect light, but I have always been on the lookout for portable and non-obviously technological technology.
It has always been a challenge to find things that are affordable, portable and not obviously gimmicky. I have used LED storage lights, fairy lights, light changing bulbs, EL panels, rows of bulbs that can be placed beneath a rotating panel on different gels to create a flickering flame effect…
Every Wednesday is Wearable Wednesday here at Adafruit! We’re bringing you the blinkiest, most fashionable, innovative, and useful wearables from around the web and in our own original projects featuring our wearable Arduino-compatible platform, FLORA. Be sure to post up your wearables projects in the forums or send us a link and you might be featured here on Wearable Wednesday!
Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground” – Adafruit’s Apps!
Maker Business — Steve Ballmer Serves Up a Fascinating Data Trove
Wearables — Chalk it up
Electronics — Look to ferrites (no, not ferrets, the European polecat) when faced with high frequency
Biohacking — A Run in the Altra IQ Smart Shoes
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.