Bacterial Material

Microbial elements are incorporated into everyday design and materials

Implications - For the most part, people try to avoid bacteria , but today an increasing number of artists and product designers are incorporating microbial life into the design of everyday objects. This speaks to an increase in perceived accessibility to the science of biology and a growing interest in the 'biohacking' movement.

Workshop Question - What role could biohacking play in your industry?
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