Printing Living Furniture and Wearing Dead Micro-Organisms

Bio talk 2: Two designers about their bio-material research and a mushroom dinner

8 jan 2014

Interior architect Simone Vermaning makes really strong textiles from mycelium, that are also good for your skin. She aims to combine glamour with health benefits, and in the process help improve the textile industry. In collaboration with the Mushroom Research Group of Wageningen University, Eric Klarenbeek explored various 3D-printing techniques using living organisms such as mycelium. He will present his most recent project, Mycelium Chair. Join us!

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Eric Klarenbeek - Telks about various 3D-printing techniques using living organisms Rosanne Schenk

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Entrance with a valid Mediamatic Membership. Location: Mediamatic, VOC-kade 10, Oostenburg Amsterdam. Dinner at 19:00 (€5), the presentations start at 20:00.

This event is part of Mediamatic Bio Industry, a broad techno-cultural lab exploring the possibilities of fungal material and other bio-based materials for design, science and art. Scientist, artists, designers, architects, and the public, will together investigate how to make use of the promising characteristics of mycelium – the plastic of the 21st century.

Mediamatic Bio Industry is made possible by the DOEN foundation and the Mondriaan Fund.