Thought Collider is an experimental, critical art/design research practice based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, comprising the work of Mike Thompson and Susana Cámara Leret. Our work focuses on the exploration of the meanings and values that can be derived from alternative ways of experiencing built and mediated environments, motivated by emerging technologies.
Breathing is an important issue has always been, not only from a medical perspective. The unique for bodily functions characteristic of being able to act deliberately in an uninterrupted flow involuntary, offers interesting starting points. Over a chest breathing is measured and transmitted in real time to a base. This translates the data permanently in a drawing, controlled by parameters such as the intensity, the frequency and the harmony of breaths. Simultaneously, the duration of this process is demonstrated by the continued overwriting.
MycoWorks creates sustainable design solutions with advanced biomaterials. Our process and designs are internationally recognized as foundational to the invention of mycotecture, the art of building with mycelium.
BioDesign: Nature + Science + Creativity by William Myers is a book published in 2012 by The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in North America and Thames & Hudson worldwide. It profiles recent design and art projects that use living materials and span a wide range of applications from architecture to advertising to portraiture.