Sound Weaver prototype (Image: Ville Olaskari)

Sound Weaver Ville Olaskari

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  • The objective of this thesis is to study how the structure of a weft fabric can be transformed to sounds. This is achieved by building a Sound Weaver prototype. A virtual fabric is created with the prototype. The colors and the sound pitches of the "yarns" can be altered and the fabric can be played through.

    I find the structure of a weft, the repeat of colored yarns and even printed patterns rhythmic. This rhythm inspired me to think textiles in the form of sound.

  • Videos about the SoundWeaver

    28 Mar 2013

    Here is a video showing how the Soundweaver prototype works.

    I was also in Yle´s Web program Neo telling about the soundweaver. My part starts at 1.13 http://areena.yle.fi/tv/1806890

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Environmental awareness plays a significant role in the production of Masters of Aalto.
The event utilises the EcoCompass system of the Helsinki Environment Centre.