Kombucha · Material Studies · Vegan Leather

  • Kombucha 2018 

                       ~ Susana Sanmartin    ~ Product designer and lab technician intern
                       ~ Cristina Hernandez  ~ Dr. biochemister, technical and research staff hired by BIFI

    Center         ~ The Institute for Biocomputation and Physics of Complex Systems (BIFI) area Chemistry & MCB
    Institution    ~ University of Zaragoza (UNIZAR)
    Laboratory   ~ CESAR, eTOPIA Center of Art & Technology

    Workshop  ~ "Marroquinería Vegetal" Textil Lab, eTOPIA Center of Art & Technology 2018
    Talks         ~ "Kombucha as bacteria leather" Fashion Revolution (Zaragoza), Escuela Superior de Diseño de Aragón (ESDA) 2018
    On News   ~   https://www.heraldo.es/noticias/ocio-cultura/2018/04/21/que-precio-vestimos-barato-1236156-1361024.html

    The brief was to create new products and applications on prototype format made of bacterial cellulose (vegan-friendly leather made from Kombucha scoby and green tea) with tools and machines from the Workshop Open Art (Fab Lab) on eTOPIA Center of Art & Technology

  •  Thanks in particular to 
    Cristina Hernandez for your knoledge and guide as a tutor
     Camila Rios from Open Textiles Santiago for its open source assembly techniques and 
    eTOPIA Fundation for its workshop and laboratory
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