Goose feather collected in Wilhelminapark, Breda

Goose feather collected in Wilhelminapark, Breda

 Escaped geese from farms near Kapittelweg, Breda.  September, 2017

Escaped geese from farms near Kapittelweg, Breda.

September, 2017

Feather Collecting, Kapitalweg, Breda #1

Downy feather collecting at Kapitalweg, Breda, The Netherlands; Sep. 1st, 2017. The goal is to collect 200-300 feathers per harvest.

The geese were extremely loud; the neighborhood sent their kids to check what were going on.

Trailer - Downy feather collecting from July-September, 2017. In Breda area, the Netherlands.

Main locations:

Wilhelminapark, near city center.

Markdal, the Mastbos.

Kapittelweg.

 Video still -  Filling, sewing and making the down jacket with collected goose feathers (80g, about 50% of what I planned for).   Shell used:   NH100  from Decathlon  (synthetic materials removed).

Video still -

Filling, sewing and making the down jacket with collected goose feathers (80g, about 50% of what I planned for). 

Shell used: NH100 from Decathlon (synthetic materials removed).

Zodiac ride before Ymerbukta Landing, Spitsbergen.

78°17,9' N, 013°56,4' E, 3rd Oct., 2017

 Sailing/landing route in the Arctic (  Spitsbergen  ), Oct., 2017.  From 78°17,9' N, 013°56,4' E to 80°02,2' N, 014°33,1' E.  Detailed map of the Norwegian archipelago   here  .   

Sailing/landing route in the Arctic (Spitsbergen), Oct., 2017.

From 78°17,9' N, 013°56,4' E to 80°02,2' N, 014°33,1' E.

Detailed map of the Norwegian archipelago here.

 

 Bockfjorden landing. Evaluating the effectiveness of the jacket.  79°27,7' N, 013°12,3' E; 8th Oct., 2017. 

Bockfjorden landing. Evaluating the effectiveness of the jacket.

79°27,7' N, 013°12,3' E; 8th Oct., 2017. 

Thermal Analysis, Fjortende Julibukta

At the Southern shore of Fjortende Julibukta, Svalbard. By comparing the surface temperature (T1, red) under the jacket, before and after putting it on for 30 seconds. T1 rose by more than 3 degrees Celsius.

79°6'0" N, 11°48'0" E; 5th Oct.

 

 Bockfjorden landing, 79°27,7' N, 013°12,3' E. Near by we spot a polar bear.  8th Oct., 2017. 

Bockfjorden landing, 79°27,7' N, 013°12,3' E. Near by we spot a polar bear.

8th Oct., 2017. 

 Trollkjeldene, 18km hike, near the Mars rovers testing site. Oct. 9th. 79.39°N, 13.44°E

Trollkjeldene, 18km hike, near the Mars rovers testing site. Oct. 9th. 79.39°N, 13.44°E

 Location, route, chest surface temperature sensor readings of the Trollkjeldene hike - Oct. 9th. 79.39°N, 13.44°E.

Location, route, chest surface temperature sensor readings of the Trollkjeldene hike - Oct. 9th. 79.39°N, 13.44°E.

  Landings  (video stills)  - Martøya, 79°19,8' N, 11°00' E, 4th Oct.  - Fjortende Julibukta northern shore, 79°07' N, 11°52' E, 5th Oct.  - Smeerenburg, 79°41,7' N, 010°58,7' E, 6th Oct.  - Ytre Norskøya, mountain to Utkiken, 79°51,2' N, 11°37,8' E, 11th October

Landings (video stills)

- Martøya, 79°19,8' N, 11°00' E, 4th Oct.

- Fjortende Julibukta northern shore, 79°07' N, 11°52' E, 5th Oct.

- Smeerenburg, 79°41,7' N, 010°58,7' E, 6th Oct.

- Ytre Norskøya, mountain to Utkiken, 79°51,2' N, 11°37,8' E, 11th October

 Landing card. "X"s indicate completed landings.

Landing card. "X"s indicate completed landings.

"A Step by Step Guide for Making Your Own Down Jacket"

"A Step by Step Guide for Making Your Own Down Jacket"

Manual Booklet (A6, sample spread)

Concept by Sheng-Wen Lo

Designed by Yi-Hsien Hung

 Journal during sail and evaluation.

Journal during sail and evaluation.

Down (project trailer)