event | Conference
27 - 28 May 2022
- Collective Experiments in Social Fermenting
- International Conference (hybrid | on-site and livestream)
The project discusses artistic ways of rebuilding and re-energizing damaged social relations after the pandemic. The international conference includes presentations by artists, currently on show at ALB, and guest speakers from the artistic and curatorial practice, design, biology and anthropology.
event | Talk
31 January 2016
- with Berlin iGEM team
The iGEM Berlin team (http://igem.berlin/) presents their fourth SciArt Café. Under the main theme of “Programming Life – Good Code/ Bad Code?” we will hear scientists and artists working with bioscience and afterwards discuss topics of synthetic biology.
event | Talk
29 January 2017
- with BIOMOD and iGEM Team Berlin
The iGEM Berlin team (http://igem.berlin/) presents their fifth SciArt Café. Under the main theme of “Synthetic Biology – a toolkit for solving humanity’s problems” we will hear scientists and artists working with bioscience and afterwards discuss topics of synthetic biology.
event | Course
Spring 2019 and Autumn 2019
- Mushroom Cultivation Courses | TOP Lab
TOP Lab will host a mushroom cultivation course where the participants will learn how to isolate and grow mushrooms for different purposes, such as packaging materials, furniture, building materials and even leather. The course will show how to set up a culture to grow edible mushrooms.
event | Talk, Visit
21 January 2020
- Open Lab Night | Bioprocess Engineering
Scientists will give an insight into the world of lichens and their potential for new natural products is presented. Afterwards, production tools, in particular bioreactors, that are used to reproduce the lichen cultures and their valuable materials, will be presented.
event | Talk, Workshop
6 May 2020
- Material Driven Design | Workshop
- Fara Peluso
Based on material driven design methodologies Fara Peluso in this workshop explores possibilities and limits of mycelium-based materials. The participants discuss and work together on growing material, building sculptures, and drawing and cutting patterns on a new material made of biofilm.
event | Walk & Talk
Autumn 2018 and 2019
- Walk & Talks
- Theresa Schubert and TU Berlin
In the Walk & Talks artist Theresa Schubert and biotechnologists from TU Berlin explore with public groups the potential of sustainable biomaterials from fungi in the forests of Berlin and Brandenburg. After collecting tree fungi, the public is invited to the TUB lab to cultivate them.