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Unlearn / A mat to awaken the body


Unlearn is a responsive mat that allows people to awaken and connect with their body as soon as they get out of bed.
The product is inspired by Steve Paxton’s ‘Contact-Improvisation’ dance technique, where dancers use the physical laws of friction, momentum, gravity and inertia to explore the relationship between bodies and the space around them.
Upon waking up in the morning, users are encouraged to engage with the mat in four stages, -which correspond to the four steps of Contact Improvisation-, awakening their senses and grounding themselves for the day ahead. The stages are ‘to wake’, ‘to balance’, ‘to explore’ and ‘to touch’.


Ecole Boulle - ESAA Boulle

Ecole Boulle - ESAA Boulle
college of crafts and applied arts
Paris, France

Ecole Boulle - ESAA Boulle