Open call – Design in a time of urgency

I think this is an open call worth looking at: https://opencall.sciencegallery.com/design Particularly for people in my network, the understanding of what design is and can do, is much wider than that of the average person in design (not to mention the general public). All too often design is confused with styling – I hope this […]

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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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Science in Our Neighbourhood Oct 15

Genspace’s Science Communication Ambassador, David Chuchuca, shows his photography around the topic of the relationship between science and community. David is a microbiology graduate student turned photographer. After two years conducting laboratory research into biofilm dispersion, David left the lab bench to investigate spaces where our scientific institutions and local communities interact The exhibition is […]

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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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Work-in-progress for RISD exhibition

Making progress on my piece for the RISD exhibition “Biodesign: From Inspiration to Integration”, coming up in August this year. Now’s the perfect time to say thanks to everyone who has helped with this and who will be helping over the coming weeks. In particular, Waldemar @ thingconnect.cc, Mike @ FlanaGen, and Brenda @ UCL. The […]

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NATURE/POSTNATURE, 2018 Biodesign Challenge

June 21st to 23rd student exhibition of this year’s Biodesign Challenge at Parsons School of Design. Under the title Nature/Postnature “the 26 chosen projects portray futures where the lines between the natural and designed worlds have blurred, and where products and provocations are made from organisms that have been engineered on the cellular level”. More […]

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Nature Lab

Nature Lab The Nature Lab at the Rhode Island School of Design turns 80 this year. They’re celebrating the entire year and have some pretty cool events coming up, including a Biodesign exhibition in August and September.

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