Laboratory Of Open Matters (LOOM) is a collective research platform that stimulates the collaboration of scientists, artists, faculty and students to combine their expertise, write critical and theoretical reflections, share knowledges and processes to work with life sciences technologies and cooperate on the organization of workshops, symposiums and meetings.

About

LOOM fosters innovations and developments in new interdisciplinary relationships between science, humanities, technology, art, media and design. Research explorations can include:

  • Biological art and design
  • Ecology and art
  • Wearable technology
  • Smart textiles
  • Neuroscience explorations in artistic applications
  • Imaging and visualisations
  • Sustainability materials

Founding Team

Galina Mihaleva

Galina Mihaleva

Associate Professor, School of Art, Design and Media

Hedren Sum

Hedren Sum

Fusionist, Digital Humanities Project Manager at NTU Institute of Science and Technology for Humanity

Vibeke Sorensen

Vibeke Sorensen

Professor and Chair, School of Art, Design and Media

Pat Pataranutaporn

Pat Pataranutaporn

MIT Media Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jeffrey Hong

Jeffrey Hong

Lecturer, School of Art, Design and Media

Advisors

Peer M. Sathikh

Peer M. Sathikh

Associate Professor and Associate Chair (Academic), School of Art, Design and Media

Sierin Lim

Sierin Lim

Associate Professor and Assistant Chair (Research), School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Contributors

Sundaravadanam Vinshu Vadanan

Sundaravadanam Vinshu Vadanan

Researcher, M.Sc. Biomedical Engineering

Audrey Ng

Audrey Ng

Researcher, MA (Research) at School of Art, Design and Media

Nagaraju Thummanapalli

Nagaraju Thummanapalli

Researcher, Senior Assistant Manager (Technical Support), School of Art, Design and Media

Facilities

At LOOM, we provide facilities, equipment, and space for experimentation, research and sharing.

Imaging

Farbrication

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Measuring

Programming

Growing

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