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The Art-Science project Build like a shell looks into the relationship to our building materials. What can we learn from biomineralizing organisms in how we secrete our houses, both at a material and an artistic level? For the interdisciplinary project Mineral Matters & Organic Octahedrons I will dive deeper into material research, and conduct experiments in collaboration with the Self-Organizing Matter group (AMOLF), De Onkruidenier and various other designers and scientists in the field of bio-inspired materials and biomineralization.

Both projects will be part of my residency at Waag society - Planet B. Build like a shell is supported by the AFK (Amsterdam Fund for the Arts) and Mineral Matters & Organic Octahedrons is supported by the Creative Industries fund NL (Stimuleringsfonds)