Biodesign

Visual Exhibition Biomaterial Cultures 1. Copyright: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Matter of South. Biomaterial Cultures from Latin America
Save the Date for Exhibition Opening at Kunstgewerbemuseum on 12 July

Detail Poster Weaving Study Day, Material Culture Forum, 11 June 2024. Copyright: University of Cambridge

Textile Thinking for the Future
Christiane Sauer Contributes to Weaving Study Day in Cambridge

Marco Tamborini: Biorobotik zur Einführung

Biorobotik zur Einführung
Neue Publikation von Clustermitglied Marco Tamborini

Poster Lecture Series 2024, Photo: Charlotte Linton. Copyright: Matters of Activity.

Cultures of Regeneration
On 27 June, Charlotte Linton will Speak about Natural Dyeing in Japan

Charlett Wenig, Bark Sphere, 2021. Copyright: Alexander Magerl

Materialzukünfte besuchen
Matters of Activity und CollActive Materials starten Kooperation mit Futurium Lab

Exhibition view »Closer to Nature. Building with Mushroom, Tree, Clay«, Berlinische Galerie. Copyright: Photo: Harry Schnitger

Closer to Nature
Experimental Building by SciArt Collective MY-CO-X on Show at Berlinische Galerie

Presenting the Humboldt Award to Heidi Jalkh. Photo: Phil Dera. Copyright: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Heidi Jalkh Awarded with Humboldt Price »Research to Innovation« 2022

Close up of mistletoe berries containing sticky seeds. Copyright: Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces / Nils Horbelt

Natural Super Glue from Mistletoe Berries
A Cellulose-Based Material Could be Useful for Medical Applications such as Wound Sealant

Poster virtual symposium »Material Negotiations«. Copyright: Julia Lohmann, adapted by NODE Berlin

Material Negotiations: Practices of Biodesign
Virtual Symposium on 8 October

Scaling Nature (1): Wrinkles«: Liquid Lacquer. Copyright: weißensee school of art and design berlin / Luis Magg | Bacterial cellulose curtain. Copyright: Bastian Beyer and Iva Rešetar

3D Fabrication of Biologically Inspired Structures
»Talking Matters« Lecture Series Continues with a Talk by Materials Scientist James Weaver

Poster Online Lecture Series »Talking Matters«, Copyright: Lucius Fekonja, Bastian Beyer, Iva Rešetar, adapted by NODE Berlin

Talking Matters
Online Lecture Series of the Cluster of Excellence »Matters of Activity«

Can Bacteria Spin a Yarn? Kick-Off event »MitWissenschaft/ WeSearch«, Humboldt Forum Berlin, 29 April 2021. Copyright: Humbolt Forum

Can Bacteria Spin a Yarn? We Need a New Culture of Materials
Cluster Members Opened Event Series »MitWissenschaft/ WeSearch« at the Humboldt Forum
»Materialwissenschaft – von der Biomimese zur Bioinspiration«
Guest Article from Peter Fratzl in the »Austria Presse Agentur – Science«

Biological materials are built with a limited number of building blocks, based on polysaccharides, proteins, and minerals. Copyright: Julia Blumenthal 

Interdependence of Structure and Function in Biological Materials
Peter Fratzl holds Lecture Series for an Interdisciplinary Audience at HU

Hydroweave. Copyright: Stefanie Eichler & Juni Neyenhuys, weißensee school of art and design berlin

»Hydroweave« at the Raumprobe Material Award 2020
The Work was Realized at weißensee school of art and design berlin Within the Framework of the MoA Design Studio

Copyright:  Jonas Lauströer, Amir Andikfar, John Nyakatura (HU Berlin)

Reverse-engineering the Locomotion of a Stem Amniote – Insights from a Multidisciplinary Approach
Hosted at ExC Science of Intelligence our Member John Nyakatura Talks About Contemporary Paleobiological Research on 14 January

Yin 阴 , Cindy Peng. Copyright: weißensee school of art and design berlin, Cindy Peng

Scaling Nature (3): Growth
Works on Display at weißensee school of art and design
Cluster Member Clemens Winkler becomes Jury Member at »Gingko Bioworks –The Organism Company«
Residencies between Creative Disciplines and Synthetic Biology

»Scaling Nature (2): Fibers, Muscles and Bones« Final Presentation. Copyright: weissensee academy of art berlin

MoA Design Studio: Scaling Nature (2): Fibers, Muscles, Bones
Final Presentation at weißensee school of art and design berlin

Design Studio »Scaling Nature (1): Wrinkels«, Design: Juni Neyenhuys and Stefanie Eichler. Copyright: weißensee kunsthochschule berlin 

MoA Design Studio: Scaling Nature (1): Wrinkles
at NuThinkers during Domotex Tradefair in Hanover
Animal Materialities
Compositions and Practices in the History of Science

Stone Web – Spatial module system made from basalt fibre at the weissensee academy of art berlin (Idalene Rapp, Natascha-Katharina Unger, Christiane Sauer). Copyright: weissensee academy of art berlin, I. Rapp, N. Unger

 

Nature as Source of Inspiration
The Innovation Potential of Bio-inspired Materials

Copyright:  Jonas Lauströer, Amir Andikfar, John Nyakatura (HU Berlin)

John Nyakatura: The Anatomy of Movement and Nature's Design. Vertebrate Function, Evolution, and Scaling
Interdisciplinary lecture series at weißensee school of art and design berlin

Harvesting reed in Brandenburg for mechanical testings of future design applications. Photo: Charlett Wenig

Paludicultures

»Syntopia 0—Anthropos I Human«, Karola Dierichs, 2024. Photo: Roland Halbe

Syntopia 0—Anthropos Human