Polytechnic

The personal brain-dump of Garrett Coakley

The Embroidered Computer

Irene Posch used historic gold embroidery materials and knowledge to craft a programmable 8 bit computer.

Close up of the Embroidered Computer

Solely built from a variety of metal threads, magnetic, glas and metal beads, and being inspired by traditional crafting routines and patterns, the piece questions the appearance of current digital and electronic technologies surrounding us, as well as our interaction with them.

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