World Factory: The Game
By Zoë Svendsen and Simon Daw
Is published by Nick Hern Books and can be purchased here.
The World Factory Shirt is a specifically designed consumer item, manufactured in a Chinese factory, which uses bespoke digital technology to make visible all the people and processes behind its production. The Shirt has barcodes on it, and when you put your smartphone over the barcode, using a bespoke app, it will trigger digital content that reveals the very people and processes involved in making the actual shirt in your hands. Click here to purchase.
A blog post created for Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company about the design of Material Men redux is here.