Introducing The Elektra Collection: A Fusion of Art and Technology in Wearable Audio

By: Muse Platforms
Ella Amulet 2 Low Res
Ella Amulet 2 Low Res
BROOKLYN, N.Y. - June 25, 2024 - PRLog -- We are thrilled to unveil The Elektra Collection, a groundbreaking new series of wearable audio jewelry that combines state-of-the-art technology with exquisite design, available at Jess Rowland's shop.This unique collection, created by sound artist Jess Rowland, features The Elektra Necklace and The Elektra Amulet, both redefining the intersection of art, fashion, and technology through an alchemy of embedded sound and inventive design.

The Elektra Necklace and The Elektra Amulet are wearable Bluetooth speakers designed to make a statement. Crafted from intricately designed copper circuitry and powerful ring magnets, these pieces house an embedded wireless audio component, offering a personalized sound experience in stunning wearable art.

Key Features of The Elektra Collection:

  • Pure copper foil on transparent Mylar surface and iridescent film
  • Rust-resistant copper surface
  • Embedded neodymium ring magnets
  • Braided enameled copper magnet-wire fittings
  • Pure Brass or Stainless Steel chain
  • Embedded wireless audio components
  • 5.0 Bluetooth protocol
  • Wireless range: Up to 800 feet (distance may vary)
  • Power rating: 3W
  • Rechargeable via micro USB charger
Design Notes:
  • Strong embedded ring magnets; avoid placing near magnet strip cards or magnet-attractive materials
  • Water-resistant but not waterproof
  • Insulated electronics for full protection
Artist Statement: "The Elektra Collection represents a new frontier in the fusion of art and technology. These pieces are fun, innovative, and artistic, not a replacement for traditional audio solutions. Each Elektra necklace and amulet is a unique, limited-edition handmade art piece that showcases the beauty of embedded sound and the magic of music in the moment." – Jess Rowland

About the Artist: Jess Rowland is a sound artist, musician, and composer known for her work exploring the relationship between technologies and popular culture. A 2018-20 Princeton Arts Fellow, she developed pioneering techniques for embedded sound and flexible speaker arrays at The Center for New Music and Audio Technologies. Her work, described as quirky and clever, has been featured in The New York Times and other publications. Embracing the wabi-sabi aesthetic, her art has been exhibited at venues like the New York Electronic Arts Festival, Print Center New York, Berkeley Art Museum, and Spectrum.

Availability: The Elektra Collection is available now as a limited-edition series of 100 pieces per design, signed by the artist. Each piece is handcrafted at the artist's studio and available for purchase through select galleries and online at Jess Rowland's shop.

For more information, please contact: Jess Rowland
Phone: (415) 850-4131

Jess Rowland Art | Bridging the Worlds of Art and Science

(Note to the editor: High-resolution images of The Elektra Collection and additional artist information are available upon request.)

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