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Fashion (MA)



BioWear as design practice and philosophy re-thinks the realm of human craft with learnings, inspiration and materials extracted from nature. Considering the act of making along with biological and organic processes, a new discipline of fashion has emerged where humans and non-humans are allowed a material and digital dialog.

From biomimetic apparel, to computational bio-fabrication, a holistic design system and thinking is applied to artefacts for a more considered approach to human activities within their environment.

Synthesizing organic matter, discovering patterns within the micro and macro world, applying A.I. to help us understand and read our surroundings are part of Biowear designers’ ever-lasting search for better communication with the non-human.

Changing established paradigms in the fashion industry, Biowear offers a new understanding of the way we make and live. Working with living organisms will give us the ability to create a systems for a more sustainable tomorrow.

Text : Aurelie Fontan & Bea Bruecker
Image: Bea Bruecker

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