Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance
7 April - 13 August 2006 Wexner Center for the Arts www.wexarts.org

fig.: Electrospun fiber mat Developed by U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center, Supporting Science and Technology Directorate. Fabricated by Dr. Heidi Schreuder-Gibson. U.S.A., 2004. Fine layer of electrospun nanofibers of polyethylene oxide (spun onto a clear mask). Photo: Cary Wolinsky/Aurora
More than 200 pieces in a wide variety of textures and colors show the beauty of high-tech textiles. The combination of old and new: knitting and weaving meet advanced engineering. These textiles revolutionize the design of aerospace, architecture, apparel,... High-tech textiles transform more than medicine and the body. next>>>