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agente costura é um projeto de costura musical.


Emser Strasse 126 - Neukölln agentecostura@gmail.com

Lisa Simpson has been playing the Singer, a sewing machine, since 2003. In the daytime she tackles unwanted clothing, pins them down and cuts them up, transforming them into new wearable shapes. By transforming wardrobes she is questioning contemporary consumption habits, bringing forth a discussion around the sustainability of the fashion industry.
At nighttime the Singer joins her fellow musicians and Lisa sews to the beat of the music, improvising on clothing based on rhythm and sound. The prepared sewing machine is amplified to become a musical instrument and layers of sound are looped as layers of fabric are stitched together, creating a dreamlike soundscape, enhanced by self built wearable oscillators and feedback machines. Lisa has a Bachelor degree in Visual Arts from Universidade Tuiuti do Paraná, Master of Applied Arts degree from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and is cu…

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wearable