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Future Matter 001+002



Future Matter 001 + 002 are two retro ‘future’ cocktail dresses combining couture fabrication methods and high-tech engineering know-how. These dresses are a combination of understated style, and cutting-edge technology.


The designs have a series of embroidered LEDs (12) and a motion sensor, transforming the rhythm and illumination of the LEDs in tandem with the wearer’s movements.


The dresses are made of hand-woven cotton fabric, digitally printed silk textiles, electronic hardware, and hand-embroidered hard & soft circuits. The designs can be bought as finished garments only. The electronics are coin cell battery operated.


Canada Council for the Arts
Concordia University Part-Time Faculty Association


Design Collaboration: Valérie Lamontagne & Eugenia

Seamstress: Isabelle Campeau

Engineering & Programming: Hesam Khoshneviss

Photography: Jamie Leblanc

Hair & Makeup: Sabrina Sorella

Models: Maddie Thompson & Katy Benedict

Location & Accessories: Annex Vintage