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Fantasma, 2019

It was designed by AnotherFarm. It is dated 2019. Its medium is garment, silk worm cocoons and raw silk threads. It is a part of the department.

To create Fantasma, design studio AnotherFarm collaborated with scientists who make transgenic glowing silk, engineered by injecting silkworm eggs with coral DNA to glow red. Japan’s Hosoo textile manufactory wove the transgenic silk into a textile, which was used by the designers to create this garment. Put on the glasses to enhance the color of the glowing silk.

It is credited Courtesy of AnotherFarm.

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Nature—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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