Kat Austen’s article:
Sometimes it feels good just to get away from it all. With a constant information flow – whether it be advertising, social media, traffic noise – sometimes we just want to switch off. But in most urban environments that’s not very easy.
That’s the problem I came to address in last Saturday’s speculative biology workshop at Art Laboratory Berlin, using speculative design to address biologically oriented problems. Run by artist Pinar Yoldas, the workshop aimed at finding innovative ways to address problems that run deep within our world. I teamed up with Claudia Manningel, Oliver Connew and Dustin Carlson for a crack at a design solution.