December 17th 2018
How do bacteria hold forces that we cannot see with the naked eye, but that can teach us enormous truths about imbalances in ourselves and our societies?
In this event we looked into the symbiosis of bacteria and yeast with the example of the fermentation process of kombucha.
Talk by Alanna Lynch, who in her research based art project Gut Feelings works with living organisms, biological materials, smell and performance.
Showcase by textile designer Lena Ganswindt of different samples of bacterial cellulose in various colours and shapes
Fashion designer Irina Hefner showcased how bacterial cellulose can be used as a textile for garments with her kombucha leather top.
Hands.on.matter facilitated a workshop where we together with the participants made candy from SCOBY (Symbiotic Culture Of Bacteria and Yeast).