Biodesign

Pinar Yoldas

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

Words by Ana Sancho   Pinar Yoldas is one of those artists that makes you question the future and what it might entail. Her work draws on her cross-disciplinary career, which is no less impressive than her academic background, is a campaign to bring change…

Karolina Ferenc

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Sebastian Kamau (Twitter @ws_kamau)   What does it mean to be an emotional creature? How do we reconcile the prevailing human-centered design mindset with non-humans? Can lichens love? For Karolina Ferenc, a newly minted graduate of the masters program in Social Design from…

James Carnes

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_clotmag)   Massive hunting, fishing, agriculture, brought to scale by the industrial revolution and technological advances, have altered the environment and the atmosphere. Human beings have polluted the oceans and caused mass extinctions of plant and animal species to such…

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…