“A metro car built with fungus and a dress made of kombucha scoby might seem unrealistic, but Concordia students and researchers are making these ideas a reality.”
The Speculative Life Biolab discusses the intersection of art, science, and magic.
Several research projects completed by student, affiliate, visiting and faculty researchers is featured in the most recent issue (21) of Center for Sustainable Practices in the Arts Quarterly, guest edited by WhiteFeather Hunter. The issue features thesis research by Courtney Books (Queens University) that was carried out in the Speculative Life BioLab, as well as…
An institute-wide event
Soil microbial remediation of Nova Scotia’s historic gold mine tailings
A collaborative project exploring the sculptural and metaphorical potential of SCOBY
This workshop, held exclusively for the Speculative Life Research Cluster’s Ethnography Lab research group, Montreal Waterways, will look to bacteriological analysis of soil samples. These samples, collected from the (now destroyed) historical Village des Tanneries, will complement the ethnographic study conducted by the group. Workshop date and time: Thursday, December 14, 3:30-5pm Led by WhiteFeather…
Collaborative research to develop bacteria dyes.
MA Conservation thesis research by a visiting student researcher from Queens University.
The next lab meet-up for current lab users, new lab users and others interested in collaborative work in the lab will be on Monday, October 16th at 2pm! All Milieux members and affiliate researchers are welcome – EV 10.835.
Biomaterials research applied to fashion
Collaborative slime mold research + educational outreach activities.