Clothing Grown from Bacteria



BioCouture is an environmental sustainability project by designer Suzanne Lee to grow fabric for clothing using bacterial cellulose. The resulting sheets can be molded while wet, or cut and sewn when dry. Examples of her work are currently on display at London's Science Museum.

Link via Nerdcore | Artist's Website | Exhibit Website | Photo: BioCouture

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It's a good thing people are finally thinking about making clothing out of growable, renewable plant matter that... wait, hang on a sec (checks shirt tag -- 100% cotton)... oh. Never mind.
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It looks like something the 'Witch of Buchenwald', Ilse Koch, would have as a dress. Hopefully, they'll make it so it doesn't look like human skin...Very grim...
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