Redefining the 21st century fashion experience with biotechnology
Ali Schachtschneider Redefining the 21st century fashion experience with biotechnology Ali Schachtschneider is an artist, designer, and researcher working at the intersection of fashion, materials, and biology. Her work explores potential future applications of biotechnology using experimental techniques and speculative design to redefine fashion as an extension of the body. Ali's process includes hands-on lab experimentation with bioengineering and synthetic biology, to alternate methods of growing materials in parallel with interdisciplinary design and research. Her work provokes, critics, speculates and explores fashion's futures. She is part-time faculty at Parsons School of Design in New York and teaches courses at Genspace in Brooklyn. Her work has been exhibited at Arizona State University's Emerge 2017, SXStyle at SXSW in Austin, TX, Teachers College of Columbia University, Plaguespace, NY, Première Vision New York, and Parsons School of Design in New York. Features of her work can be found in the likes of Dezeen, Catálogodiseño, Textile is More!, and Design Alive. She's received multiple awards from the Royal Society of the Arts US, spoken as an expert on biotechnology and fashion at Eyebeam Art and Technology Center, Arizona State University and Manufacture New York, and lectured at Parsons School of Design as an expert on future textiles and biotechnology. Ali has produced projects with: Refinery 29, research projects with Modern Meadow, been involved in the Biofabricate conferences, and many events at Genspace. She is currently a resident artist at Genspace, the first community biotech lab in Brooklyn, NY. She is a graduate of Parsons School of Design with former experience as a classical ballet dancer. PRESS
 ASU EMERGE Work featured in ASU advertisement Eyebeam Panel discussion, "cells & seams" Art in America Featured in Art in America Futures Centre eat-a-wearable featured on thefuturescentre.org
 Dezeen "Vivorium" featured on Dezeen Design Alive "Cielesne Tekstylia" (Bodily Textiles) featuring "Vivorium" Catálogodiseño "Vivorium"published in spanish design magazine Textile is More! "Vivorium"published on Textile is More!
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