PENELOPE A Study of Weaving as Technical Mode of Existence


Performance with Christian Faubel

We are very happy to work with Christian Faubel in our Penelopean laboratory for the next two days, making robots to weave and braid. While he is here with us, we decided to also create a performance...


PENELOPE’s Monday Colloquium

We are pleased to announce the program of the Monday Colloquium series that we organise at the Institute for the History of Science and Technology – Deutsches Museum  


Weaving TidalCycles patterns at a TC-1 loom

During our recent project residency at Textiles Zentrum Haslach, we had the opportunity to work at the TC-1 looms there. As an experiment I used my TidalCycles software, which is normally used to create music, to...


Knotcoding – inspired by Quipu

Our PENELOPE project looks to integrate ancient weaving into the history of technology. One part of this work is to create new technology, such as the Pattern Matrix, incorporating designs for new interfaces based on ancient...