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Avantex Paris

The Future of Living Materials and Interdisciplinary Research – Daniëlle Bruggeman

Date 12 February, 2019
Time 14:00
Location Le Bourget Exhibition Centre, Paris

The Future of Living Materials, on new perspectives on sustainable textiles by interdisciplinary research.

The ArtEZ Centre of Expertise Future Makers aims an interdisciplinary research approach to improve or develop sustainable value chains in fashion and design. The Future of Living Materials project is an excellent example in which scientist from different disciplines (plant sciences, consumer behaviour, circular business models, cultural studies) collaborate with designers who are exploring the possibilities of biomaterials like algae and mycelium. In this round-table setting scientists and designers involved in this project will discuss the challenges to have real impact on the production and use of textile and clothing.

Participants: Daniëlle Bruggeman (Professor of Fashion, ArtEZ University of the Arts), Tjeerd Veenhoven (designer, researcher professorship Product Design & Interior Architecture, ArtEZ University of the Arts), Laura Luchtman (designer, researcher KUKKA), Kim Poldner (assistant professor Entrepreneurship & Organization, founder of the Circular Fashion Lab, Wageningen University & Research).

To know more about the presentation, please

  • New Materialism

DATE PUBLISHED 23 January, 2019