there has been a surge of interest in bio materials and circular design. But this has been offset a repulsion that most people have towards biological materials such as fungi. This project addresses this issue by asking how can we make bio materials, specifically fungi(mycelium), more aesthetically and sensually attractive. In a series of preliminary experiments at Mediamatic Amsterdam’s Clean Lab, we have been developing a series of fungi-based materials in combination with various substrates, such as beer production waste, cocoa shells, turmeric etc. These result in different textures, colours and scents that have the potential to be more easily accepted by the wide public.   team: Wasabii Ng
       
     
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 there has been a surge of interest in bio materials and circular design. But this has been offset a repulsion that most people have towards biological materials such as fungi. This project addresses this issue by asking how can we make bio materials, specifically fungi(mycelium), more aesthetically and sensually attractive. In a series of preliminary experiments at Mediamatic Amsterdam’s Clean Lab, we have been developing a series of fungi-based materials in combination with various substrates, such as beer production waste, cocoa shells, turmeric etc. These result in different textures, colours and scents that have the potential to be more easily accepted by the wide public.   team: Wasabii Ng
       
     

there has been a surge of interest in bio materials and circular design. But this has been offset a repulsion that most people have towards biological materials such as fungi. This project addresses this issue by asking how can we make bio materials, specifically fungi(mycelium), more aesthetically and sensually attractive. In a series of preliminary experiments at Mediamatic Amsterdam’s Clean Lab, we have been developing a series of fungi-based materials in combination with various substrates, such as beer production waste, cocoa shells, turmeric etc. These result in different textures, colours and scents that have the potential to be more easily accepted by the wide public. 

team: Wasabii Ng

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