Brooke Roberts as a TEDMEDLive Athens speaker will inspire the audience revealing the linkage between medicine and fashion design. Her talk subject will be:
“How do Radiography and Knitwear Design mix?”
Brooke Roberts, is an award-winning Knitwear designer and Diagnostic Radiographer. Her fashion label, Brooke Roberts, creates digital knitwear from medical scans and x-rays, utilizing specialist programming technology.
She has 14 years Radiography experience in the National Health Service (NHS) in London, and has seven years experience in the luxury fashion knitwear sector, working in factories across Europe. Brooke has collaborated with The Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle, where her work is currently exhibited.
MEDinART is a TEDMED Live Athens 2013 initiative.
ΤEDMED is a meeting place for innovative leaders from various fields sharing a common passion:creating a better future in health and medicine. It is an overwhelming experience that can not be described in words, but has to be experienced live.
For the first time in Greece the organisation of TEDMED Live Athens 2013 takes place on Sunday, 21st April 2013, at the Main Stage of Onassis Cultural Centre.
With the motto «Health Forward» and allied with medicine for a better quality of life, TEDMED Live Athens 2013 is looking forward to the challenges of the future and promises to be a memorable event that will include: Excellent speakers. Thinking participants. Brilliant ideas.
TEDMEDLive Athens is presented for the first time in Greece by SciCo.
SciCo is a Non Profit Organisation whose aim is to communicate scientific issues to the public via innovative and entertaining means. SciCo was founded with the support of the British Council in 2008 and it consist of scientists, academics, educators, artists and people with an interest in everyday science. SciCo operates as a social enterprise, undertaking corporate social responsibility initiatives for multinational companies.
MEDinART welcomes you to the “hybrid” world where MEDicine and ART collide!
Let’s meet those fascinating people that use different forms of art to communicate biomedical issues.