FITC Toronto 2019

2019-04-29 00:00:00 2019-05-02 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Toronto 2019 FITC Toronto is a three-day professional celebration of the best the world has to offer in design, web development, media and innovation in creative technologies. Toronto FITC EST Toronto


Jessica will dissect her attempts to mash-up biology, architecture, computer science and fashion. From futuristic dresses generated from body scans and made entirely by robots, to algorithmic studies of mutant plants and coral. This talk will take your through some of the projects she has created at her design studio, Nervous System, while examining the possibilities and challenges of digital fabrication and raising questions about the future of design, fashion and manufacturing.


An exploration of the intersection of art, science and technology where generative design and digital fabrication are changing the way we create

Target Audience

Designers, makers, creative coders, etc

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. How can nature serve as a paradigm for better design software?
  2. What happens when a biologist/architect and a mathematician/computer scientist collaborate?
  3. Ways to combine computation with traditional crafts like ceramics
  4. What do flowers, leaves and sea slugs have in common?
  5. What are the possibilities and challenges of 3D printing?