Technologist and textile designer

Audrey Briot is cofounder of DataPaulette, a collective and hackerspace dedicated to research in textiles technologies and soft materials. Her work is dedicated to the positive impact of emerging technologies on the preservation of savoir-faire, especially in textiles. She is focusing on nonverbal communications transmitted by textiles which represent for her a substitute of writing. To do so, she relies on anthropological researches up to the Paleolithic. Following this direction, she connects machines and computers in order to formulate textiles as memory vectors, adding data and interactivity.