Skin Sucka

30th November 2012

I have been waiting to publish this on my site for over a year, but finally it has been released by Studio XO the dynamic wearable design studio who have just finished the outfits for Azela Bank's tour and are known for their work with the Black Eyed Peas and JLS.

A project conceived with Clive van Heerden, Jack Mama (Philips Design Probes) and Bart Hess, Skinsucka explores a vision of our nano technology future whereby bio technology and robotics come together to question our attitudes of a synthetic future.

Skinsucka reveals a future where microbal robots live in our shared spaces and autonomously they will undertake menial tasks such as cleaning our homes by eating the dirt.

'Skinsuckas' clean the skin, removing the vestiges of make up and providing the remedies to combat the excesses of the night before They swarm over the body extruding metabolized household dirt, dressing the body in a daily ritual of real time, customized manufacture - yesterday's discarded clothing ready for recycling."








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