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Faber Futures | Experiment no. 5: Rise and Fall of a Micropolis

About this project

Rise and Fall of a Micropolis is the fifth iteration of the Faber Futures project seeking to establish craft-orientated methodologies for printing and dyeing textiles with pigment-producing bacteria. Here, the design variable under investigation is time: bacteria is cultured with silk textile for 816 hours (34 days). The artefact produced in the experiment is a site to consider the collaborative performance between the designer and the micropolis, exposing an apparent symbiosis between

Pricing

£800 — £2500

Keywords

biodesign

Disciplines

Design, Printing, Technology, Textiles

Materials

Organic Material, Textiles
Photographer: Photography: Faber Futures
Photographer: Photography: Faber Futures
Photographer: Photography: Faber Futures

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