Algal thermometer for Interzum 2019

The new, more portable and packable design for the algae-powered thermometer is ready. It’ll premiere at Interzum 2019¬†from May 21st to 23rd in Cologne. I will also be giving a presentation on plant power as part of the congress “Disruptive Materials” curated by Haute Innovation Berlin. Heartfelt thanks to everyone who was able to make […]

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Another treasure

“Photographs of British Algae” by Anna Atkins is another treasure from the past. Atkins is possibly the first woman photographer and thought to be the first person to publish a book with photographic illustrations. As a Victorian, she obviously was into her algae – aren’t we all?! The book is accessible in the New York […]

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New donation page

Dear readers of this blog, I am scrambling for funding for my projects and have therefore created a donations page. Anyone who thinks my work is worthwhile can make a donation, no matter how small – everything is appreciated. The “donate” button, will open a Paypal interface; you do not need Paypal, a debit or […]

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Article in Haute Innovation Magazine

In anticipation of two upcoming exhibitions in Germany, both curated by Dr. Sascha Peters, Haute Innovation in Berlin have published an article on the algae-powered thermometer. The thermometer will be shown in the “Materials Labyrinth” at BUGA and “Disruptive Materials” at Interzum – at the latter I will also be giving a presentation on my […]

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Artwork in silent auction

At tomorrow’s Genspace birthday bash, I’ll have a trio of art prints in their silent auction. This is a one-off edition for their size and format of our old friends “Mycelium in a petri dish”, “Syntrichia”, and “Dunaliella salina”. Other cool stuff will be on auction – so come by!

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Getting there …

The algae-powered thermometer I am going to exhibit at RISD Nature Lab from August 24th onward, is the first piece I’ve ever made specifically for an exhibition. It has been quite a ride. Yet again, the process highlighted many unknowns and question marks. Some difficulties certainly stemmed from my relatively shallow experience with algae at […]

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New algal artworks

I’ve worked on new designs for Society6, Redbubble, and Zazzle over the last months. Since I’ve been busy with algae, the influence is obvious. My artworks feature Chlorella, Dunaliella salina, and Porphyridium cruentum. Below some specific products I particularly like. But as always, they are featured on a wide array of products.

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