Press + Conferences

Exhibitions

  • 2017
  • Tendences Technologiques — InfoPresse, Société des arts technologiques, Montréal, Canada.
  • Fashion Tech Festival — ElektroCouture, Berlin, Germany.
  • 2016
  • Telstra Perth Fashion Festival —Perth , Australia. Curator: Bradley Quinn.
  • Lakme Fashion Week — Mumbai, India.
  • Printemps numérique 2016 — Musée McCord, Montréal, Canada.
  • 2015
  • Utopian Bodies: Fashion Looks Forward— Liljevalchs Art Gallery — Stockholm, Sweden.
  • FashionWare + Consumer Electronics Week — New York, USA.
  • Smart Textile Salon — Museum of Industrial Archaeology and Textiles, Ghent, Belgium.
  • MakeFashion — Calgary, Canada.
  • Festival Transmediale — Berlin, Germany.
  • 2014
  • ISEA2014 — Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Sense and Sensuality: The Art and Aesthetics of Wearable Technology — ADM Gallery, School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  • D-Moment — Montréal, Canada.
  • TodaysArt Festival — The Hague, Netherlands.
  • McCord Museum – Montréal, Canada.
  • Boston Consulting Group Expo — Miami, USA.
  • Augmented World Expo — Santa Clara, USA.
  • Printemps numérique — Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Canada.
  • FashionWare + Consumer Electronics Show – Las Vegas, USA.
  • 2013
  • Re-New Digital Media Arts Festival 2013 – Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Shifting Paradigms: Fashion + Technology – Kent State University, USA.
  • International Symposium Wearable Computers 2013 – Zurich, Switzerland.
  • FashionWare + Consumer Electronics Week – New York, USA.
  • Nordes 2013 – Royal Danish School of Design, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Smart Textile Salon – Museum of Industrial Archaeology and Textiles, Ghent, Belgium.
  • 2012
  • Toronto Fashion Incubator – Toronto, Canada.
  • FashionWare + Consumer Electronics Show – Las Vegas, USA.
  • 2011
  • Eureka! Festival – Montréal, Canada.
  • SXSW – Austin, USA.
  • 2010
  • SIGGRAPH 2010 – Los Angeles, USA.
  • 2008
  • Awareables: Conscious Clothing – San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles, San Jose, USA.
  • SEAMLESS: Computational Couture – Museum of Science, Boston, USA.
  • 2007
  • Unravel - SIGGRAPH 2007, San Diego, USA.
  • 2006
  • SIGGRAPH 2006 – Boston, USA.
  • Grrls, Chicks, Sisters & Squaws – MAWA Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada.
  • Say It Now! – Kunstencentrum Vooruit, Gent, Belgium.
  • 2005
  • The Upgrade! – Eyebeam Art + Technology Center, New York, USA.
  • Teletaxi – Year Zero One & Dare-Dare, Montréal + Toronto, Canada.

Press

  • 2017
  • Montreal in Technology, “Friday’s Fashiontech Festival will challenge prevailing narratives.”
  • 
Printemps numérique, “Fashiontech Festival.”
  • Journal Métro Montreal, “La “Fashiontech”: le premier festival de mode techno à Montréal.”
  • Concordia University News, “Highlighting high-tech couture.”
  • 2016
  • Clausette, “EVENT | Paris WEAREABLE FashionTech Festival take-outs.”
  • Mometti, Maddalena, Digicult.it, “Dresses, Natural Elements and Weather in the Age of High_Tech Fashion.”
  • 2015
  • Huffington Post Quebec, Video, “Bientôt, les vêtements seront (presque) aussi intelligents que vous.”
  • Huffington Post Quebec, Video, “«Size North America» : une étude de mensuration pour des vêtements enfin adaptés à toutes les morphologies.”
  • Dealerscope, “Project Runway’s March to Host CE Week’s Fashionware Show.”
  • Business Wire, “Project Runway’s Chris March to Emcee FashionWare Runway Show at CE Week.”
  • 2014
  • Virginia Barry, Reviewed.com, “On One NYC Runway, High Tech Meets High Fashion.”
  • Robin Raskin, Chip Chick, “Dragon Inspired Outfit Hits the Fashionware Runway Show.”
  • CNET, Video, “Informática de vestir: La moda del futuro en la pasarela de FashionWare en Silicon Valley.”
  • Zach Miners, TechHive, “Wearables get the runway treatment at Augmented World fashion show.”
  • Sophie R. Bragg, Journal Métro, “La designer Valérie Lamontagne: la techno, c’est chic!”
  • Mathias Marchal, Journal Métro, “Incursion dans le Montréal numérique.”
  • 2013
  • CNBC TV Asia Pacific, “Wearing Tech: the future of dressing up.”
  • HuffPost Live TV, “Wearable Tech.”
  • Dave Vagnoni, Counselor: The Voice of the Industry, “Turn Onto the Future: A Look At The Growing Trend In Wearables.”
  • Kate Hartman, Make: Craft, “Wearable Tech Smart Fabrics 2013.”
  • 2011
  • Jacqueline Carlisle, Think Magazine, “Valérie Lamontagne.”
  • Rachel Shatto, Curve Magazine, “Geek Chic.”
  • 2010
  • Marsha Vdovin, Cycling74, “An Interview with Valérie Lamontagne.”
  • Electricfoxy, “3lectromode aims to commercialize wearable technology.”
  • Syuzi Pakhchyan, Fashioing-Tech, “Electromode—Wearable Tech Fashion Kits.”
  • +Plastics Electronics, “LED dress available online.”
  • Webelow Wear, “DIY LED Dress.”

Artist Catalogues & Books

  • Crédit Suisse, Fashion Beyond Apparel, Global Investor (1.16, May 2016).
  • Aneta Genova & Katherine Moriwaki, Fashion and Technology: A Guide to Materials and Applications (Fairchild Books, 2016).
  • Utopian Bodies: Fashion Looks Forward (Stockholm: Liljevalchs Art Gallery, 2015).
  • Bradley Quinn, Textile Visionaries: Innovation and Sustainability in Textile Design (London: Laurence King, 2014).
  • Margarita Benitez & Noël Palomo-Lovinski, Shifting Paradigms: Fashion + Technology (Kent State University, 2013).
  • Macarena San Martin, Future Fashion: Innovative Materials and Technology (Barcelona: Promopress, 2010).
  • Elisabetta Cianfanelli & Stoffel Kuenen, Metamorfosi / Metamorphosis (Florence: Edizioni Polistampa, 2010).
  • Renée Baert, Peau d’Âne (Montréal: OBORO, 2008).
  • Elaine Tremblay, L’Image ramifiée (Québec: J’ai VU, 2008).
  • Joelle Jensen & Andrea Cote, Posing (New York: Abrons Art Centre, 2007).
  • Renée Baert, Transition (Lima: Galeria del Centro Cultural PUCP, 2007).
  • Jennifer Fisher (Ed.), Technologies of Intuition (Toronto: YYZ, 2006).
  • Skawernnati Tricia Fragnito, Grrls, Chicks, Sisters & Squaws: Les citoyennes du Cyberspace (Winnipeg: MAWA, 2006).
  • Sartorial Flux (Chicago: A+D Gallery, Columbia College, 2006).
  • Eva de Groote, Say It Now! (Ghent: Kunstencentrum Vooruit, 2006).
  • André Gilbert, Martha Langford, Céline Mayrand, Michel Campeau, Ellen Corin, Janieta Eyre, Simon Harel, Autoportraits: dans la photographie canadienne contemporaine (Québec: J’ai VU, 2005).
  • Festival Internacional de Linguagem Eletrônica 2004 (Sao Paulo: FILE, 2005).

Conferences / Workshops

  • 2017
  • IFAI (Industrial Fabrics Association International), New Orleans, USA. E-Textiles Expert.
  • Avantex, Paris, France. Round Table: "Automation (hacking?) & Textile Machines."
  • HCII 2017, Vancouver, Canada. Paper: “Wearables Design: Epistemic Cultures and Laboratory Performance.”

  • InfoPresse Tendances Technologie, Montréal, Canada. Round Table: “​Mapping, impression 3D, wearables : quelles conséquences pour l’industrie ?”
  • College Art Association, Annual Conference 2017, New York City, USA. Panel: “Tech Tech: Textile Technologies.”

  • Chromatic Pro @ Moment Factory, Montréal, Canada. Presentation: “Fashiontech et entreprenariat.”
  • 2016
  • Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Vancouver, Canada.
 Presentation: Fashion-Tech: A Technological Embrace.
  • Le Futur de la santé, Techno Montreal, Montréal, Canada.
 Presentation: Les technologies prêt-à-porter et les technologies de type dispositif portable appliqués à la santé.
  • Composite #6, Ubisoft, Montréal, Canada. Presentation: “A-Z of Fashion-Tech.”

  • Unhanded Symposium, Artengine, Ottawa, Canada.
 Presentation: How to Talk About Fashion-Tech.
  • Festival Chromatic Pro, Montréal, Canada. Presentation: Creative Crushes: Fashion + Tech + Performance.
  • Smart Fabrics 2016, Boston, USA. Media participant.
  • EMBRACING FASHION + TECHNOLOGY, Paris WEAREABLE FashionTech Festival, Atelier Néerlandais and CLICKNL | Next Fashion, Paris, France. Panel participant.
  • 2015
  • MCPC 2015, Montréal, Canada. Keynote: Mutual and Overlapping Visions Explore Co-Creation and Mass Customization.
  • FASHION FUTURES 2015, Daegu, Korea. Presentation: Fashion-Tech Communication.
  • Printemps numérique: Table Ronde Etc. Média, Montréal, Canada. Paper: Wearables: Epistemic Cultures and Laboratory Performances.
  • Smart Fabrics 2015, San Francisco, USA. Media participant.
  • 2014
  • ISEA2014, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Paper: Open Wearables: A Style Guide.
  • HCII 2014, Crete, Greece. Paper: Techno-Theoretical Paradigm: Performance, Fashion and Wearables.
  • BIAN, Université de Montréal, Canada. Panel: Arts numériques : réactivation du projet moderne? Presentation: Wearables: Modes de recherche et production hétéroclites.
  • Sight & Sound Festival, Montréal, Canada. Panel: Smoke-Screen Ethics of the Military-Industrial-Academic Complex.
  • Girls of the Hood: Women in Alternative or Non-Traditional Careers, Montréal, Canada. Panel: Re-envisioning the world through Activism and Art - Bringing art and activism to your everyday life.
  • Association francophone pour le savoir (ACFAS), Montreal, Canada. Panel: L’innovation dans l’industrie du vêtement : perspectives d’avenir. Presentation: Wearables: Modes de recherche et production hétéroclites.
  • Printemps numérique / Culture Montréal, Planetarium de Montréal, Canada. Presentation: L’usine post/numérique c’est nous!
  • CUPFA MicroTalks, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada. Presentation: 3lectromode + Techno Fashion.
  • 2013
  • Wearable Technology Symposium Part 2 : Text-iles and Intertextuality, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
  • Re-New Digital Media Arts Festival 2013, Copenhagen, Denmark. Paper: DIY Social Skin.
  • Marché International Art Numérique (MIAN), BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium. Presentation: [3lectro]mode & Technologie.
  • International Symposium Wearable Computers 2013, Zurich, Switzerland. Paper: Strokes&Dots.
  • Nordes 2013, ITU Copenhagen, Denmark. Paper: Open Wearables: Crafting Fashion-Tech & Exhibition.
  • Smart Fabrics 2013, San Francisco, USA. Presentation: How the culture of design, craft, and DIY propels smart fabrics innovation and industry.
  • MODE@MOTI, Masterclass, Breda, Netherlands. Presentation: Fashion, Technology, Modernism & the Nouveau Modern.
  • 2012
  • Connectivity Lab, MEDEA Malmö University, Sweden. Presentation: Open Wearables.
  • Open Hardware Summit, Eyebeam, New York, USA. Presentation: Open Wearables.
  • Smart Fabrics 2012, San Francisco, USA. Media participant.
  • 2011
  • Institute for Information and Media Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark. Workshop: Sew Your Own Computer Skillshare.
  • Ambience11, Borås, Sweden. Paper: Wearable Technologies: From Performativity to Materiality.
  • Institute for Information and Media Studies, Aarhus University, Denmark. Presentation: Kitchen Table Wearables: How Open Culture and Technology is Transforming Fashion.
  • ITU Copenhagen, Denmark. Presentation: Artist Talk.
  • CPHAIR, Copenhagen, Denmark. Presentation: Artist Talk.
  • ISEA2011, Istanbul, Turkey. Panel: Open Design + Wearables; Paper: Open Design Practices, Materiality and DIY Wearables @ 3lectromode. Workshop: Open Design Felting Skillshare.
  • Performance Studies international #17, Utrecht, Netherlands. Presentation: Materiality, Posthumanist Performativity, and Wearables.
  • Future Textiles Expert Meeting, Herning, Denmark . Consultant participant.
  • 2010
  • INM: Institute für neue medien, Frankfurt, Germany. Presentation: Performativity and Wearables.
  • ISEA2010, Rhur, Germany. Panel: Enunciations of Nonhuman Performativity; Paper: Materiality, Posthumanist Performativity and Wearables.
  • DIS2010, Aarhus, Denmark. Workshop participant: Handcrafting Textile Mouse Workshop.
  • Gilbert Simondon: Transduction, Translation, Transformation, Paris, France. Paper: Technical Individuation and Performative Wearable Art.
  • Zoontotechnics (Animality/Technicity), Cardiff, UK. Paper: Hylozoic Performativity: Wearables: Admixtures of Technological and Somatic Performativity.
  • Pecha Kucha, Montréal, Canada. Presentation: 3lectromode.
  • Digital Aesthetics Research Center, Aarhus University, Denmark. Presentation: Performativity / Wearables.
  • 2009
  • ISEA2009, Belfast, Ireland. Panel: Wearable Materialities; Presentation: Céleste: Locative Geosynchronous Participatory Play.
  • Performance Studies International #15, Zagreb, Croatia. Paper: Technical Individuation and Relational Participatory Performative Art.
 MAWA / La Maison des Artistes, Winnipeg, Canada. Presentation.
  • MAWA / La Maison des Artistes, Winnipeg, Canada. Artist Talk.
  • 2008
  • ISEA2008, Singapore. Paper: Peau d’Âne: Where Fairy Tales Meet Wearables.
  • Groupe de recherche « Performativité et effets de présence », Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada. Paper: Cliché performatif contigu.
  • Un/Contained Bodies, Montréal, Canada. Presentation: Peau d’Âne: Costumes as Relational Devices.
  • 2007
  • The Abrons Arts Center, New York, USA. Presentation: Becoming Balthus and Photo Performance.
  • 2006
  • Banff New Media Institute, Banff, Canada. Participant: Interactive Screen 0.6 - Margins: Media: Migrations.
  • Edge Intermedia, St.John’s, Canada. Presentation: Peau d’Âne.
  • Kunstencentrum Vooruit, Gent, Belgium. Presentation: Performing New Media.
  • École des arts visuels et médiatiques at the Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada. Presentation.
  • 2005
  • Columbia College, Chicago, USA. Artist Talk.
  • Open-Node, Chicago, USA. Artist Talk.
  • Concordia University MFA, Montréal, Canada. Presentation: Wearable Technologies & Other Performing Objects.
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, USA. Presentation: Wearable Technologies & Other Performing Objects.
  • Wearable Futures, University of Wales, Newport, Wales. Paper: Peau d’Âne: Where Fairy Tales Meet Wearables.
  • Performance Studies International 2005, Providence, USA. Presentation: Sister Valerie of the Internet.
  • Société des Arts Technologiques, Montréal, Canada. Conference: The Upgrade!. Artist Talk.
  • Dorkbot, InterAccess, Toronto, Canada. Artist Talk.