About Fabricademy

Fabricademy - Textile and Technology Academy is a 6-month intensive program at the intersection of digital fabrication, textiles and biology with a mission to (re)shape and (re)define the implications and applications of technology in the textile and clothing industry, from the fashion sector to the upcoming wearable market. The program explores the interrelation of human-technology-environment through the notions of embodiment, materiality, ecodesign, biodesign, performance, smart textiles and digital fabrication. 

We will start teaching the program at the Textile Center in Blönduós, Iceland, from September 2022 onwards.

Fabricademy consists of a combination of online lectures given by international experts and hands-on classes and machine access guided by local experts in a fully equipped lab environment. Participants will have access to the TextileLab facilities in Blönduós Monday to Friday 10:00-17:00 and will also be able to collaborate with Biopol ehf, Marine Biotechnology Science Hotel In Skagaströnd, Ístex Wool Washing plant in Blönduós, Spinning factory in Mosfellsbær and Fab Lab Sauðárkrókur. 

Eligibility criteria and application process - candidates must:

● hold a first-level academic diploma or Bachelor degree, or about to graduate within the academic year of the program
● have a proficient level in English
● complete the application form at apply.textile-academy.org by choosing Icelandic Textile Center (deadline: July 15, 2022).

Find more information about the program and apply on the Fabricademy website: https://textile-academy.org