About Jessica Díaz
Jessica is a biomaterial researcher, designer and architect. She advocates accessibility, bringing bio-design and biological sciences to a broader audience through creating wearable technologies that incorporate living organisms and biological processes. Jessica forms part of the group Biobabes, a collective that was founded in 2015 who investigate and collaborate with living systems. She is currently working as an instructor and researcher in biomaterials, with an emphasis on myco-materials and has co-founded S-BIOTICA, a biodesign & material research hub in Barcelona.
About Lara Campos
Designer, researcher and multidisciplinary artist. Her practice blurs the boundaries between materials, technology and biology. Lara seeks to open a space for dialogue between humans and other living beings, while proposing the exploration of hybrid habitable spaces, as sensorial and interactive experiences to devise better solutions for coexistence. Her work is based on nature as cognitive matter and her research focuses on sustainable development and emotional response, merging biomaterials with digital fabrication. After graduating Fabricademy with the project “Be Grounded”, she established collaborations for the funded projects Future Wardrobe and Remix El Barrio. She is currently working as an instructor and co-founded a biodesign & material research hub in Barcelona called S-Biotica.