Couture Urbaine – An Exhibit that Brings the Life of the Cambodia Factory Worker to the Forefront Using Arduino

Excellent exhibit that includes arduino-based builds, which give people a glimpse of what it’s like to perform the repetitive tasks of textile workers in Cambodia, from Mikaela Kvan, Mathieu Emyeoud, and Jean-Alex Quach.

With the exhibition Urban Seam (Couture Urbaine), Primary Voice explores the hidden social and urban connections that exist between Cambodia and France today. While exploring the history of Cambodia’s industrial development, we present the capitol city, Phnom Penh, and the everyday lives of its factory workers.

Urban Seam will not simply show you Phnom Penh. You must also work to understand the process of its development. Thanks to an immersive experience, we examine together the impact of our daily life in France in parallel to the everyday in Cambodia. Visitors reproduce the gests and actions of factory workers via an immersive video installation made in collaboration with designer Mathieu Emyeoud.

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