Tocca-mi

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Tocca-mi explores the tactile perception of elderly with Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease and how they can benefit from being stimulated by textile surfaces. 

 

 

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The project researches several textile manipulation techniques to create different 3D patterns which can give diverse tactile sensations. Moreover, Tocca-mi aims to automate this handcraft technique and make it accessible to a larger public by using 3D software and biomaterials.

 

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Research project developed at Textile Lab of Waag Society (Amsterdam).

 

 

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