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Embroidery and computing have a long history, exemplified by the work of Vera Molnar. Her early work in 1946 developed embroidery algorithmicly without any recourse to computers. Subsequently she programmed designs when she had access to computing power in the 1960s. One particular design is explored in this lightning talk, in which Molnar at created an array of 4x4 arrays of pin, and then wound thread from pin to pin in random walks. A Turtlestitch version of this algorithm and artwork will be demonstrated.

Duration:
5 min
Room:
Plenary Room
Conference:
Snap!Con 2021

Happening at the same time:

  1. Lightning Talks Round 1
  2. Start Time:
    2021 July 29 10:40

    Room:
    Plenary Room

  3. Hallway Track
  4. Start Time:
    2021 July 29 08:00

    Room:
    Hallway

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