The threshold of language: design and soma

Monasterios-Tan, D, Sentler, S and Chittick, G (2021) 'The threshold of language: design and soma.' In: Di Lucchio, L, Imbesi, L, Giambattista, A and Malakuczi, V, eds. Design culture(s) - Cumulus conference proceedings Roma 2021, Volume #2. Cumulus, Aalto, pp. 1063-1081. ISBN 9789526490045

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This paper explores the soft, fluid space in between disciplines that allow for an expansion of creativity. Disciplines often employ their own diverse modalities to express their work, including verbal vocabulary. The paper is an extended case study into a cross-disciplinary project between fashion design and dance students at LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore. The project uses origami as a shared provocation. While origami tends to be a set of instructions aimed at arriving at a specific form or figure, in this project, paper folding, more specifically the concept of the fold itself, was used in loose, abstract and organic manner to allow students to explore it as a language responding to visual, haptic and verbal stimuli.

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