An interactive textile piece by Sam Topley using Adafruit Gemma #Gemma #Art #Sound

Sam Topley shares a beautiful project 𝘮𝘢𝘨𝘪𝘤 𝘤𝘢𝘳𝘱𝘦𝘵 on Twitter (video above, sound on):

This interactive textile piece is made using the punch needle technique, where a sharp pen-like tool is used to push yarn through fabric conductive thread is blended with brightly coloured yarn, creating a soft, but densely textured, carpet-like textile piece.

The textile interface responds to touch and simple gestures excite the sounds, creating rich and evolving textures the piece is connected to an Adafruit Gemma board and the music is composed in Max/MSP the interface is positioned next to a ‘yarnbombed’ loudspeaker.

See more in the Twitter thread here.


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