Protocells - future materials

17th June 2012

Exploring the potential of future materials through a critical design project Shamees Aden uses the unknown, but potentially incredible science of protocells to suggest a future shoe brand that moulds and morphs to fit your foot exactly for any terrain.

Deeply rooted in the realities of what protocells can offer - a synthetic biology that sits between non living and living and allows lifeless liquids to become a form of man made nature - she has been taking advice from Martin M. Hanczyc a leading authority in the area of protocells.

Only at the beginning of her design journey, Shamees' project projects a critical perspective on the future of materials and the possibilities afforded to them in our synthetic future.


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