Biodesign

BIOFABRICATE 2016: The Day After

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

  Text CLOT Magazine (Twitter @Clotmagazine)   BIOFABRICATE is the annual conference that brings together critical thinking and design to challenge both what we know and how we use materials. The conference was founded by designer and TED Senior Fellow Suzanne Lee in 2014 and…

Katia Vega

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Wearable Technology

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   When we think about cosmetics, the first words that come to our mind are lipstick, rouge, foundation, eyeshadow or mascara, to name just a few. However when Katia Vega thinks about cosmetics she goes a step further asking the…

Dunne & Raby

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Key Artists

  Words by Cathrine Disney (Twitter @CathrineDisney)   In opposition to the narrow role of consumer driven design in the development of existing and emerging technologies, design duo Anthony Dunne and Fiona Raby use design as a tool to critique, discuss, debate and speculate. After…

Thought Collider

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

  Words by Cathrine Disney (Twitter @CathrineDisney)   A theme continuing to weave through the work of Thought Collider, the experimental critical art and design duo, Mike Thompson and Susana Cámara Leret, examines what we often perceive as intangible, non-functional biological waste material of human…

Sarah Daher

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_Clotmag)   Interdisciplinary designer Sarah Daher explores the relationships between humans, nature and technology and imagines future scenarios in which humans in which humans will engage with plants as intelligent beings. Communication is ubiquitous nowadays; the information superhighway with networks, digital…

WhiteFeather

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Biomedia, Scout & Trends

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   The creative universe of interdisciplinary canadian artist and researcher WhiteFeather encompasses life sciences and engineering to create cutting-edge projects using materials such as human hair, living organisms or found flesh and bone. One of her assets is…

Jinhee Park

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   Jinhee Park is a designer and artist, student from RCA Design Interactions MA, whose designs explore issues around our day-to-day life. Memory and perception are also questions that she addresses with her work. For her project, The Breast Milk…

Agi Haines

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

  Words by Cathrine Disney (Twitter @CathrineDisney)   Transdisciplinary designer and PhD researcher at Cognovo, Agi Haines, is investigating the potential of the human body as a raw material for our design and engineering dreams. Through speculative objects, she aims to encourage emotive responses to…

Carole Collet

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Biomedia, Key Artists

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   Carole Collet has been fascinated with synthetic biology since she had the privilege to work with sir John Sulston in 2007. Researcher, designer and curator of the exhibition ‘Alive: New Design Frontiers’ at EDF Foundation in Paris,…

Tim Clark

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Cathrine Disney (Twitter @CathrineDisney)   The term technophillia refers to one’s enthusiasm or passion for new technologies, taken literally from Greek technē, meaning art, craft or skill and philos, meaning beloved, dear or friend. Recent graduate of Design Interactions at RCA and technophile,…