Workshop: Myco Design Introduction

A special workshop for the open call participants of the Myco Design Lab

9 Apr 2014

The Myco Design Lab started off with an extensive workshop providing the first instructions to the open call participants to start working with mycelium. The workshop took place in the Mediamatic cleanroom with the University of Utrecht team and Maurizio Montalti.


Working in the Bio Clean Lab - Kasia from University of Utrecht gives instructions Kasia van de University van Utrecht geeft tekst en uitleg tijdens de Mycelium workshop. Deze workshop werd gegeven aan de deelnemers van het MycoDesign Lab. The Lamina Flow air hood allows for a sterile work environment. This makes up half of the Clean Lab space.

After discussing the different proposals on new design projects with the schizophyllum fungi it was time to get started and move into the lab. This workshop was set around the basic lab techniques, on how to make the first tests and samples and get the research started: how to work clean, how to work with liquid mycelium and how to sterilize.