Teens can learn to hack a digital game and create a wearable game controller glove in this two-day workshop. Playable Fashion is a cutting-edge program that encourages teens to learn across divisions of fashion, technology and game design. Among the things teens will learn:
- Game Design: The digital tools, concepts and methodologies needed to design a good video game.
- Fashion: How to design, fabricate/sew your own wearable game controller, that corresponds with your digital game.
- Technology: How to build your own circuits and soft switches/sensors.
The Playable Fashion workshop will be taught by Kaho Abe, Ramsey Nasser and other professional game designers. Limited spaces available. Advance registration is required. Workshop is free. No previous knowledge of game design, fashion or technology is required. Open to high school students, ages 14–18. Lunch is included. For more information, visit eyebeam.org/playable-fashion.