Microorganisms Pigment

𝗖𝗮𝘁𝗲𝗴𝗼𝗿𝘆: Fungus

𝗗𝗲𝘀𝗰𝗿𝗶𝗽𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻: Inspired by spots and stains caused by micro fungus on textiles at the humid areas, a discovery of the value in the form of the unnoticed living organisms. This condition is matching the research which apparently found out that microorganisms have potential as pigment producers, especially in textile coloring.

𝗗𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗽𝗲𝗿: Nidiya Kusmaya is a textile artist and researcher working in various textile materials and natural dyeing methods that could be applied as various art installations and products. Currently, she is doing research in combining kitchen waste and other uncommon material such as micro fungus and bacteria as colorant for textile that environmentally friendly. Through her research, she is aiming to extend the food chain into clothing material.

𝗠𝗮𝘁 𝗜𝗗: MO-00002