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Deployable textile structure 4: large foiled polyester

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posted on 2013-08-16, 12:44 authored by Rachel Philpott
A novel, textile-type material, capable of sustaining three-dimensional, adaptable form with little or no supporting substructure. The textile has functionality relevant to a range of applications. The potential for transferable application of the physical outputs of this research has been recognised by people in areas including sportswear, solar harvesting and electronic engineering when the work has been shown at venues in the UK and abroad.



  • The Arts, English and Drama


  • Arts


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Textile piece exhibited in the following: • Invited submission in the group show 'Print, Press, Process', London Printworks Trust, Brixton, London, from 6th Sept - 2nd Oct. (http://londonprintworkstrust.wordpress.com/2011/09/13/print-press-process-private-view/) • Group show 'The Show', Henry Moore Gallery, RCA, London, from 24th June - 3rd July 2011. (http://www.rca.ac.uk/Default.aspx?ContentID=512885&GroupID=512883&Contentwithinthissection&CategoryID=36646&CollectionId=0) • Solo show 'Structural Textiles: Adaptable form & surface in 3-D', Jays Mews Entrance Gallery, RCA, London, from 28th April - 4th May 2011.