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2022 // MY-CO SPACE moves to the library of the TU Berlin

Here it comes: the habitable sculpture MY-CO SPACE has moved to the library of the TU Berlin. From inside and outside, it can now ...

Here it comes: the habitable sculpture MY-CO SPACE has moved to the library of the TU Berlin. From inside and outside, it can now be watched, touched and experienced. Before, MY-CO SPACE was on show during the tinyBE exhibition in Frankfurt/Main from 26.6.2021 – 26.9.2021. The sculpture is a result of the collaborative work of our interdisciplinary...

2022 // New open access publications in the fields of biotechnology, sustainability and art

Our new year is off to a brilliant start - we were able to publish four new open access papers in January, all in the context of biotechnology, sustainability and art ...

Our new year is off to a brilliant start - we were able to publish four new open access papers in January, all in the context of biotechnology, sustainability and art. These are the genetic modification of the mycelial structures of Aspergillus niger, the use of the mycelium of Fomes fomentarius as a biosorbent for wastewater purification, the...

2021 // Vera Meyer receives the Teaching Award 2021 for her digital teaching.

Vera Meyer is awarded the prize for exemplary teaching for her digital lecture Microbiology II. With this award, the Society of Friends of TU Berlin recognizes innovations and "best practice" ...

Vera Meyer is awarded the prize for exemplary teaching for her digital lecture Microbiology II. With this award, the Society of Friends of TU Berlin recognizes innovations and "best practice" examples of good teaching at TU Berlin in order to make them much more visible to the outside and inside. More background information is available here.

2021 // "Festival of Cooperations" at the Literaturhaus Berlin

The "Festival of Cooperations" (17-26 September 2021) focuses on the overlapping social, political and ecological crises of the present. Over 120 actors will present literature, films, visual art, ...

The "Festival of Cooperations" (17-26 September 2021) focuses on the overlapping social, political and ecological crises of the present. Over 120 actors will present literature, films, visual art, performances, choreographies, dialogues, workshop talks and discussions over 10 days at the Literaturhaus Berlin and other institutions. We are delighted...

2021 // "Wunderkammer: Pilze" at the Neukölln Opera House

In the autumnal princess garden on the grounds of the New St. Jacobi Cemetery in Neukölln, we will embark on a journey through gardens, neighbourhood chapels and cemeteries with ...

In the autumnal princess garden on the grounds of the New St. Jacobi Cemetery in Neukölln, we will embark on a journey through gardens, neighbourhood chapels and cemeteries with the fungal expert, microbiologist and artist Vera Meyer, the expert on swarm and other forms of organisation Jens Krause and musicians, and become part of structures and...

2021 // YouTube Channel Vera Meyer | V. meer

2021 // YouTube Channel Vera Meyer | V. meer

We have a new YouTube channel that reports on our scientific and artistic research. Learn more about MY-CO SPACE & MY-CO BUILD, about our ideas for ...

We have a new YouTube channel that reports on our scientific and artistic research. Learn more about MY-CO SPACE & MY-CO BUILD, about our ideas for a future of fungal biotechnology, about our approaches to connect the creativity engines of science, art and society. Take a look.

2021 // Habitable sculpture MY-CO SPACE

MY-CO SPACE is an habitable sculpture reminiscent of a space station and a result of the collaborative work of our interdisciplinary ArtSci collective MY-CO-X with fungi. It makes it possible ...

MY-CO SPACE is an habitable sculpture reminiscent of a space station and a result of the collaborative work of our interdisciplinary ArtSci collective MY-CO-X with fungi. It makes it possible to experience, think through and understand life and living with and through fungi and, in accordance with the Black Queen hypothesis, symbolises holobiontic...

2021 // 3Sat scobel - Fungi: The biological wonder weapon

How will fungi shape the future of humanity and how could they help us to overcome problems of mankind such raw material and food shortages?

How will fungi shape the future of humanity and how could they help us to overcome problems of mankind such raw material and food shortages? Vera Meyer and the fungal scientists Axel Brakhage and Lukas Wick in conversation with the journalist and philosopher Gerd Scobel (4/15/21)....

2021 // Futurium Exhibition MY-CO BUILD

MY-CO BUILD is our third exhibition at Futurium Lab, which was developed in collaborative work with fungi. It facilitates a scientific-artistic exploration of the future social significance of fungi

MY-CO BUILD is our third exhibition at Futurium Lab, which was developed in collaborative work with fungi. It facilitates a scientific-artistic exploration of the future social significance of fungi for the creation of places and spaces. MY-CO BUILD was developed in radical transdisciplinarity by a team of artists, architects and fungal...

2021 // BIOTOPIA ONLINE EVENT: FUNGI BETWEEN SCIENCE AND ART on 2/23/21

Prof. Vera Meyer in conversation with BIOTOPIA Founding Director Prof. Michael John Gorman about fungi as the material of the future, innovation at the intersection of science and art, ...

Prof. Vera Meyer in conversation with BIOTOPIA Founding Director Prof. Michael John Gorman about fungi as the material of the future, innovation at the intersection of science and art, and the founding of the SciArt collective MY-CO-X.

More information and registration at:

https://www.biotopia.net/en/event/event-upcoming/41-2020-vera-meyer-en?dat...