Designer Anouk Wipprecht Exhibited in Museum of Science + Industry, Chicago

21 March 2019 — 31 May 2020
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA, USA Los Angeles

The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago (MSI) announces the opening of Wired to Wear™, the first-ever exhibit dedicated to the future of wearable technology. The 8,000 square foot exhibit brings together cutting-edge technologies from industry pioneers and creative visionaries, showcasing how our clothing is becoming infused with tools to make us stronger, smarter and healthier.

Wired to Wear features items from brands, designers, engineers and artists across 15 countries, bringing the world’s most innovative technologies to MSI, including Global brands such as Dainese, Google, Intel, Microsoft, NASA and Gravity Industries; Renowned universities and laboratories including Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Johns Hopkins University and Northwestern University;
Celebrated artists and designers that include Anouk Wipprecht, Behnaz Farahi, Melissa Coleman, Suzi Webster, Jordan Reeves, Lisa Lang, and Amy Winters, Ph.D.

"Wearable technology has been steadily gaining momentum for years and is on the cusp of taking hold in mainstream society. We believe this is the absolute right time to show people the innovation underway and help our guests understand why their closet will look radically different in only a few years. We are thrilled to open Wired to Wear and are confident that the experience will redefine how people think about wearable technology and what it can become." David Mosena, president and chief executive officer, MSI