Materia Bruta is a collection of garments (from Traditional Futures) created by Surzhana Radnaeva along with IAAC Fabtextiles and other crafts(wo)men. Creations revolve around experimental biomaterials like Bacterial-dyed textiles, Algae-based materials, Kombucha leather, Amadou Fungi, Mycelium etc.
Materia Bruta project is an exploration of Biomaterials as a source of new crafts. By bringing life sciences in the realm of makers, it looks at new ways to reconnect locality and sustainability. As I started to dig into our new daily material and living