‘The Cyborg Hand’, a project by Judit Parés, nominated to the Reshape ‘18 Awards


The project named The Cyborg Hand, from the Elisava Alumni Judit Parés, is one of the works nominated to the Reshape ’18 Awards, which will be announced this week.

From October 16 to 18, The Cyborg Hand will be exposed in Fira de Barcelona, in the framework of a presentation in which different presentations and meetings will be held in order to choose the winners.

The project, developed as a Bachelor's Thesis within the framework of the Simultaneous Studies Program for the 2017-18 academic year, on the evolutionary future of human beings and their union with technology through wearables. Its objective is to enlarge human perception through the design of new "artificial organs". In this sense, The Cyborg Hand is a wearable created for obtaining information through sensors –INPUT– (magnetic fields and air quality, among others) and translating them into beat through a motor –OUTPUT–.

After passing through Fira Barcelona, ​​The Cyborg Hand will be exhibited at the What's Next (Disseny Hub Barcelona) and Maker Faire exhibitions in Barcelona; later on, it ​​ will travel to Rome. The Cyborg Hand has also been part of the exhibition '9-Pieces Wild Honey Pie' (London Design Week, V&A) along with other projects, which will also be exposed in the European Parliament, in Brussels, during the month of November.

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