Monday 18, December 2017

Moving Microbes [Saturday]

When:
9 December 2017 @ 10:30 – 13:00
2017-12-09T10:30:00+00:00
2017-12-09T13:00:00+00:00
Where:
ASCUS Lab
Summerhall Pl
Edinburgh EH9 1PL
UK
Cost:
£10 (Concession* £8)

Moving Microbes

Are you fascinated by the microbiological world and the range of moving microbes that exist all around us? Never worked in a lab before? Then join us for this unique opportunity to get creative with a range of moving microbes in ASCUS Lab. From hands-on experiements with bioluminescent and pigmented bacteria to the illusive slime mould and this time we’re delighted to be joined by fashion design student Aurélie Fontan who will also showcase her creative process making textiles from living organisms. Believe us you will go away looking at moving microbes in a whole new light!

What we will explore on the day…

BioArt with bioluminiscent bacteria
Creative designs with pigmented bacteria
The Slime mould maze experiment
Kombucha & creative design with Aurelie Fontan

More about our guest designer

For this workshop we will be joined by Aurélie Fontan an ECA final year Fashion student currently working with bio textiles for her graduate collection. Having worked in the ASCUS Lab for part of her degree, she went from working with slime mould to experimenting with kombucha. Her work aims to combine science processes and research with design to elaborate alternatives to fast fashion and waste/plastics in the fashion industry.

Price:
£10 (Concession* £8)
Audience:
Adult & Family (12+ – Please note that anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian who is also participating)
Booking:
Recommended but not essential
(spaces are limited so do book to avoid disappointment)
 
*Concessions are for: U18’s, full time students; unemployed persons, senior citizens, and disabled persons. If you have booked as a concession you must provide proof of status on arrival.

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