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ReBORN nonwoven fabric - Tech Design Workshop -

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【FICTION】ReBORN nonwoven fabric - Tech Design Workshop -

Oct. 12th 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

FICTION 525 West 26th Street 1st Floor, New York NY 10001

Asahi Kasei Corp. has developed an environmentally-friendly nonwoven fabric that is made mainly from plant-based PLA (polylactic acid). We will hold a workshop for thinking about new application ideas with using the nonwoven to make a prototype.

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PLA nonwoven fabric

Asahi Kasei Corp. has developed an environmentally-friendly nonwoven fabric that is made mainly from plant-based PLA (polylactic acid). This nonwoven fabric meets the ASTM D6400 standard and has earned certification from the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI). Furthermore, it can be molded into various shapes using a heat press.

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Facilitator

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André Feliciano

André Feliciano is a Brazilian born artist working between Berlin and New York City with a passionate interest in cultivating art, nature, and togetherness in multiple forms. Feliciano has presented and exhibited work internationally, published several books, and spent the past three years working with Olafur Elaisson's Little Sun Foundation. Feliciano has coined the term "Floraissance" whereby he interrogates the future of Contemporary Art.

Floraissance Vivarium

Coordinator

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Lindsay Smilow

Experienced Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the fine art industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Art Education, Fundraising, Art History, and Social Media. Strong arts and design professional with a Master’s Degree focused in Art History, Criticism and Conservation from City University of New York-Brooklyn College.

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Superviser

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Tucker Viemeister

Tucker Viemeister, FIDSA, brings new meaning to the term “multimedia.” His life (not just his work) is a convergence of innovative ideas and physical stuff. Trained as a product designer, he is also involved in architecture, graphics, new media, branding and strategy. He helped create the widely acclaimed OXO "GoodGrips" universal kitchen tools. He also writes, teaches and lectures, serves on a few boards, was named after a car and still has time for volunteer work, his family and his transdisciplinary company, Viemeister Industries, focusing on creating integrated brands, products and places. Partners include JCDecaux, Design Within Reach and Omhu.

Viemeister Industries

Earlier Event: October 10
ReBORN Opening Reception