Mycelium wall panel by Gyungju Chyon, this image shows a series of circular wall tiles made from mycelium stacked in a rectangular pattern to make an interior panel, Image by Gyungju Chyon
Past Event

Circular Matters


Sat 20 May 1:00pm - 2:00pm


Free, booking required


The Store, Abbotsford Convent, Abbotsford, VIC
Abbotsford Convent, Saint Heliers Street, Abbotsford VIC, Australia


Accessible bathroom All gender bathroom Assistance animals welcome Low sensory / relaxed

A Panel Discussion Of Designers, Entrepreneurs And Academics Working With Mycelium

What are the challenges of moving to a circular economy through adopting bio-material materials like mycelium? Join this panel for a thought-provoking afternoon, as researchers, designers and industry experts probe this topic. Chaired by RMIT Design researcher and educator Dr Judith Glover, the panel will feature sustainability, biomaterial and mycelium experts, including academics Dr Gyungju Chyon, Dr Ollie Cotsaftis, designer Alexi Freeman, and entrepreneur Cristina Napoleone from TERRAIN Projects.


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