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Melissa Coleman is a new media artist, lecturer, blogger and curator of smart textiles exhibitions. Melissa’s works are critical explorations of the body in relation to technology. She writes for Fashioning Technology and has taught at art and design schools in The Hague, Rotterdam, Tilburg and Eindhoven. She's currently based in London where she teaches with Codasign and does her PhD research at Goldsmiths.
She also makes connected objects at Made By Many. Together with Piem Wirtz she founded the V2_ E-Textile Workspace, a monthly expert meeting for artists and designers working with textiles and electronics. The travelling exhibition Pretty Smart Textiles has been on show in The Netherlands, Denmark, Vienna and Belgium. Her exhibition Hybrid Skins will be on from 10 October - 24 November at Tetem in Enschede.