Designer Aurélie Fontan uses microbiology and scientific imagery to inform her design process, sometimes using living organisms to create textiles. Join the conversation about fashion and sustainability, capture your own scientific imagery and explore how Kombucha, often more well known as a fermented drink, can be transformed into wearable fashion.
Sustainable fashion designer Aurélie Fontan discusses her cutting edge garments inspired by science and biodesign and how these sustainable materials can reshape the industry.
Artist Louise Mackenzie uses sound and new media to explore our entangled relationship with lively materials. Explore the material relationship between resonance and form through the technique of sonoporation – a means to alter the DNA of living organisms using sound.
Louise Mackenzie explores human behaviour and the evolution of society through art practice. Taking human-made objects as a starting point for exploration, we discuss Mackenzie’s recent work focusing on aspects of biological matter that she describes as ‘lively material’.
Explore what makes your ticker tick with this unique sensory and hands-on workshop.