Julian Melchiorri, a student of the Royal College of Art of London is making quite of a buzz outside of Scientists frontiers with his Silk Leaf. A revolutionary material capable of producing O2 from CO2 designed on biomimicry principle. Info or Intox? We’ll let you make your own mind up on the question!
For a few years now, the Biotechnology science is becoming attractive, even to artists! Several artworks are already produced thanks to DNA modifications or the utilization of microorganisms. In this field, we can name Eduardo Kac for his controversial, but famous, rabbit Alba, the first fluorescent rabbit and also Patrice Palacio, who created original pieces inspired by a series of histological images for the 10th Birthday of the company Histalim.
But some artists make more of an impact than others. A student of the Royal College of Art of London, Julian Melchiorri, in collaboration with the prestigious American Tufts University is creating a huge buzz! The idea of this artist is quite simple;