Scout & Trends

Paul Vanouse

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends

    Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   There seems to be compelling evidences that we are entering on what is called the “Anthropocene” era, a new geo-historical period in which humans are supposed to have become a major threat to life on earth….

Nestor Pestana

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends

  Words by Cathrine Disney (Twitter @CathrineDisney)   Systematically exploring predictions and possibilities of utopian and dystopian futures, recent graduate of MA Design Interactions at the RCA, Nestor Pestana, creates speculative scenarios that investigate the posthuman body and its complex relationship with emerging technologies. Through…

Alana Bartol

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends

  Words by Cathrine Disney (Twitter @CathrineDisney)   The work of interdisciplinary artist, Alana Bartol, heavily revolves around the complex, intertwined relationship between man and earth. Within every project, Bartol’s work references the continual exchange between the non-living world and one and another, both within…

Sonja Bäumel

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends, Wearable Technology

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   Art, design, fashion and biological practice are some of the words that define the creative universe of Sonja Bäumel. Living and working in Amsterdam, her artistic practices include photography, synthetic biology, installation and film. Ten Percent Human, Bacteria…

Cecilia Bullo

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biomedia, Scout & Trends

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   Cecilia Bullo is an Irish/Italian artist based in Dublin. Her work, largely sculpture and installations, is a journey through the inner fragile self, with the human body as the centre of her explorations of identity as well…

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,…

Jennifer Willet

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

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog)   Biotechnology is one of these words that have become fairly ubiquitous in our present days, but is the lay audience aware of what it actually does mean and entail? Dr. Jennifer Willet, a renowned and well-established artist…

Melissa Sterry

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

  Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @lula_clotmag)   Hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, heat waves, droughts, tornadoes and eruptions are commonly known as natural disasters for most people, but what if it’s a cry for help from Earth? The climate crisis could have a positive impact in…

Jaime Tai

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Biodesign, Contributors, Scout & Trends, Wearable Technology

  Words by Cathrine Disney (Twitter @CathrineDisney) Central Saint Martins MA Material Futures graduate and designer-researcher hybrid, Jaime Tai, is blurring the boundaries between design and science, building facts and ideas into tangible multi-layered scenarios. Tai’s work encourages us to think big about the future and the implications…

Yuichi Ito

Posted by CLOT Magazine in Scout & Trends, Sound Art

  Words by Meritxell Rosell (Twitter @dancingmoog) Dr. Yuichi Ito is a japanese sound and media artist, theorist and researcher. CLOT Magazine came across his work through an exciting collaboration project with Dr. Yoshimasa Kato, for which they received honourable mention in the interactive art…