Zoë Powell is a materials researcher and designer who focuses on regenerative materials and processes in collaboration with communities. She draws on over a decade of experience that has led her to explore a multitude of biomaterial, digital and craft fabrication techniques. Zoë is also Materiom’s head of Outreach & Education for Europe. Since joining Materiom, she has taken part in regional research projects and teaches at various educational institutions.
Materiom is a research platform dedicated to the experimentation and development of open source biomaterial recipes made using locally abundant ingredients and life-friendly chemistry. Their mission is to enable everyone, everywhere to participate in the next generation of materials for a circular economy. Their international community of scientists, designers, engineers and artists develop, test and adapt their recipes to regenerate local cultures and bioregions.
Device with webcam and Zoom account (downloadable for free)
Food waste (washed & dried)
Agar or Gelatin
Glycerol / glycerine (if you can find)
Spoon or stirrer
We’d love to see and share your creations in order to continue to innovate and evolve this group learning project together. Please tag us in social #storestoreworkshops @storeprojects @coaldropsyard or email us at [email protected]
Include pictures and a description of your piece in under 100 words!