Biodesign

Christina Agapakis

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

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Christina Agapakis —biologist and artist— explores new scenarios in which is possible to question the relationship between humans and bacteria to promote reflection in society.   Human microbes, evolution biology, cheese, smell and body odors are some of the words that…

Lanzavecchia + Wai

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

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Designers Francesca Lanzavecchia and Hunn Wai are the founders of Lanzavecchia + Wai, a stunning creative design studio based in Pavia (Italy) and Singapore. The biggest challenge when they decided to collaborate together was “how to make our collaboration and…

Jalila Essaïdi

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Bioartist Jalila Essaïdi has been always inspired by stories. Stories about safety, vulnerability and silk spider. Stories about using silk in combat. Stories about Genghis Khan who once used silk in a battle when he issued all his horsemen with silk…

Sass Brown

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Key Artists, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Designer, teacher, writer, lecturer, innovator and global nomad —born in Canada and raised in Montreal, New York, New Orleans, Scotland and London— Sass Brown is author of two of the most interesting and disruptive books written about ethical fashion: Eco Fashion…

Natsai Audrey Chieza

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Designer, researcher, materiologist and futurist, Zimbabwe-born and London-based Natsai Audrey Chieza is bringing a new perspective to design that encompasses science and technology. Her conceptual work, ideas and thoughts are expressed creatively and the viewer is invited to think differently about…

Amy Congdon

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Amy Congdon —London-based designer— employs speculative design to inspire and provoke critical thinking focused on the creation of bespoke biological textiles. Congdon uses design to produce conceptual work that helps imagine and understand that what is called reality can be different.  …

Susana Soares

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Susana Soares —Portuguese-born, English-based artist— employs the design to promote and provoke critical thinking about implications and ethical consequences of scientific research in our lives. Soares uses design as a tool to create not only things but ideas. She draws future scenarios…

Suzanne Lee_BioCouture

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Key Artists, Scout & Trends

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Fashion is a visual language that has an intimate relationship with people and helps define their identity and the communities in which they live. Since the beginning of civilization people have used animal hides to cover themselves with a second skin,…

Stéphane Malka

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Architectures, Biodesign, Key Artists, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Stéphane Malka is the founder of Malka Architecture, an innovative and creative studio of architecture based in Paris. He blends art, architecture and critical thinking to challenge the definition of architecture and promote reflection on society.   The central axes of…

Maurizio Montalti

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

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Maurizio Montalti is the founder of Officina Corpusculi, a creative and innovative laboratory focused on establishing relationships between science, art, society, nature, culture and industry. Maurizio is an engineer who became fascinated with microorganism and fungal organism while he was developing…