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Amanda Parkes

Amanda Parkes
Professor/Designer, Columbia University

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Amanda Parkes is a biomedia designer & fashion technologist. She is the founder of Skinteractive Studio in Brooklyn, NY researching and developing technologies and hi-tech textile projects at the convergence of fashion, the body, biology, and materiality. She is also the chief of technology and research at Manufacture NY, a new hybrid fashion incubator, factory and research facility. She teaches in the Columbia University Department of Architecture and is a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab.She holds a PhD in Tangible Media from the MIT Media Lab and B.S. in Product Design and B.A. in Art History from Stanford University.


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Amanda Parkes (Columbia University)
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Manufacture NY is a newly developed hybrid fashion incubator, factory, and research laboratory in NYC dedicated to providing independent fashion and textile designers with the resources to create sustainable lines that are locally produced through the integration of novel material and manufacturing paradigms. Read more.