Dr. Filipe Natálio lectures about "The Art and Science of Biomimetics" at the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design Halle.
Dr. Filipe Natálio and Prof. Aart van Bezooijen organize a student workshop titled "Exploring Future Materials" during the "Herbstsession" workshop week.
We invite cross-disciplinary artist and researcher Pinar Yoldas to lecture about her work featuring the latest project "An Ecosystem of Excess" which envisions a future with post-human life forms.
Dr. Natálio's research and future applications of Nanocotton (cotton enriched with nanoparticles) are demonstrated in an Imagefilm and is awarded with the 2nd prize at the Nanospots Short Film Festival.
Biotechnologist Antoni Gandia is invited to host a three-day workshop with a dozen art and science students on the cultivation of mushrooms. You can read more about it in the DIE WELT newspaper.
Professor for Material and Technology
Transfer for Art and Design
Group Leader of Bio-inorganic
and Biomimetic Chemistry
Dr. Filipe Natálio is a chemist with a passion for biomimetics currently working at the Weizmann Institute of Science (Israel). Prof. Aart van Bezooijen is responsible for the Burg Material Collection, a physical library of materials and technologies at the Burg University of Art and Design Halle (Germany). This Portuguese–Dutch collaboration inspires and enables young students to explore and understand alternative materials and methods that contribute to a more sustainable future.