Desfile de moda no Seamless: Computational Couture, apresenta uma Burka que envia, por bluetooth, a foto da modelo por traz do manto para celulares na platéia, indo justamente no sentido contrário da existência das Burkas (esconder os rostos e os corpos das mulheres). Segundo o artista, Markus Kison, o envio por bluetooth da foto do rosto não quebra as leis do Corão. Será? (Via picturephoning.com
“(…) This burka sends out a self-defined picture of the wearing person via Bluetooth. A model presented the Charming Burka on the catwalk while the audience could receive the portrait of the model on their mobile phones. After the catwalk visitors came around to discuss the idea or pick up the picture, if they did not do this before.
(…) The Burka was chosen, because it is often perceived in the west as a symbol of repression. A digital layer was added so that women can decide for themselves where they want to position themselves virtually.
(…) According to the artist Markus Kison the laws of the Koran are not broken, so the Charming Burka allows the possibility of living a more Western life, should a women so desire.”