Scout & Trends

Miriam Simun

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Miriam Simun is a research-based artist blurring the boundaries between art and social change: ecological, historical and technical. One of the central axis of her work is to provoke critical thinking on society about the implications of global warming and climate change….

Meital Tzabari

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) I met Meital Tzabari —Israeli London-based furniture and product designer and maker— at the Designersblock exhibition during London Design Festival 2014. There she showed me her current project Re:connect. Re:connect consists in the development of a new sustainable material made from pressed…

Alexandra Kehayoglou

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) My first exposure to Alexandra’s work was at Dries Van Noten Spring 2015 RTW Fashion Show. Based in Argentina and with an intense cultural heritage Alexandra Kehayoglou is a visual artist who looks back into her roots and crafts large grassland…

Laura Daza

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Laura Daza is not only a designer and an artist but also a colour hunter and maker. Colombian-born but living and working in London I did not meet her personally during London Design Festival where she was showcasing her amazing project Colour…

Effie Koukia

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Many everyday products —plastics, inks, vaseline or cosmetics— are made of petroleum, a fossil made up of refined crude oil which has a negative environmental impact. Petroleum and its derivates are presents as well in many art products and graffiti art equipment…

Ella Bulley

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Saccharum officinarum (sugarcane) is a perennial grass cultivated for the production of sugar and other raw materials. Most of us when we see the sugarcane think of the white and brown sugar crystals that sweeten our drinks and desserts. However, Ella Bulley,…

Yael Levin

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) Yael Levin is a jewelry designer living and working in Tel-Aviv (Israel) who uses the human body as an inspiration, explores materials, combines forms, shapes and movement and is blurring the boundaries between jewelry, industry and fashion. I met Yael at Designersblock…

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…

Nicolás Estrada

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag) I met Nicolás Estrada about five years ago in Barcelona and, although I do not own any of his pieces since then, I have followed his work and travels. Nicolás is a Colombian jeweller living in Barcelona who blends materials, textures, concepts…

Soomi Park

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends, Wearable Technology

  Words by Lula Criado (@Lula_ClotMag) Soomi Park is a multimedia artist based in London and Seoul who uses wearable devices and sensors to create installations focused on human emotions, desires and interactions. With her conceptual pieces of work Park encompasses connectivity, gender, beauty and…