Symposium

The Living Factory: Designing and Manufacturing with Synthetic Biology

Carole Collet

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Central Saint Martins, Textile Futures Research Centre (TFRC) and InCrops are holding an evening of talks and discussion on the opportunities, risks and challenges (more…)

Speaker

TFRC at LDF 2013: GENERATION MODIFICATION | Roca London Gallery

Carole Collet

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As part of London Design Festival 2013, Carole Collet will give a talk at Roca London Gallery’s “Generation Modification”. A series of talks curated by Chris Lefteri, contributing speakers also include Jeongwon Ji, Sarat Babu, Masami Lavault, and Shamees Aden (more…)

Exhibition

En Vie/ Alive

Carole Collet

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Welcome to the biological century, where ‘living technology’ will be one of the key drivers for design innovation. We are at the cusp of a biological revolution where the convergence of synthetic biology and nanotechnology will redefine everything we do. Imagine a world where bacteria and plants can be re-programmed to manufacture (more…)

Research

SymbioticA, Amy Congdon

Amy Congdon

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In July 2012, Amy Congdon was awarded a Central Saint Martins bursary to start a part-time PhD with the TFRC group. After graduating from MA Textile Futures in 2011, Amy pursued her research into tissue engineering for her project, the Biological Atelier at SymbioticA in Perth, University of Western Australia. The opportunity to work in the (more…)