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Hotel Symbiogenesis

Reimagining symbiosis through speculative craft

Hotel Symbiogenesis — © Designmatter X Hypothetical Studios

Hotel Symbiogenesis unfolds a story of an island in the near-apocalyptic future, in which various animal species, including humans, coexist symbiotically. In a speculative hotel room, a collection of artifacts made of fur and leather of the fictional animals is presented.

Hotel Symbiogenesis rethinks the human-nonhuman animal relationships by questioning how the human species have been valuing animal-derived clothing material. The aim of the project was to create alternative mythology, which is not a denial of autonomy and

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Thu 22 Oct 20:00 - 21:00
Designing Symbiogenesis

About Designmatter X Hypothetical Studios

Designmatters is a design studio based in Seoul.
Consisting of designers, artists, educators, entrepreneurs, engineers, and programmers, Designmatters supports and curates the projects that explore sociocultural complexities and propose possibilities for unseen solutions. 

Hypothetical Studios is an interdisciplinary collective of Eindhoven based designers. It investigates hypothetical possibilities through various disciplines including craft, story writing, exhibition making.

Hotel Symbiogenesis

Hotel Symbiogenesis

Hotel Symbiogenesis

Hotel Symbiogenesis