Student .com Goes PAPUR

Mon 27 Sep 2021 | cocoon2440 | Stationstraat 24, Geel Five enthusiast students join forces to innovate the PAPUR technology. In the...

PAPUR Mash Sheets - First trials

PAPUR mash sheets may be the answer to drying scobies with uneven thickness, a mind of their own, ... Not so new an idea. I made scoby...

Towards PAPUR-lit LED Panels

This very old scoby ‘contracted’ aliens over months of growth to create warm red colours. The colour stayed well once dry and over two...

The 2020 PAPUR Has Arrived

2020 was a year of setbacks due to the pandemic. But now we can leave that episode behind us: “Le PAPUR noveau est arrivee”. The...

A Mind of its Own

Passage #4 of the 2019 series in CCB#5 took two months to dry and in doing so showed contractions, turning it into a wavy kind of...

PAPUR Composite

Blending materials and PAPUR mash creates new composites, with interesting features & looks, touch ‘n feel, applicability. Here we report...

Bacterioglyphs

A minor leak in CCB#5 has been observed by Freek in september, which at first seemed to be closing itself. The amount of liquid lost...

CCB#5 | First Harvest Ready

The first harvest of CCB#5 ready for drying! I’ve been doing some googling to find out how large the biggest scoby ever made was... found...

The Dogue - The Making Of

World premiere for 100% sustainable printing on stable PAPUR canvas. A printer with UV-cured, solvent-free ink was used (Milo Profi -...

War! (in bioreactor trays)

An ‘open’ set up with six black trays of de Verbeke CCB’s #2 & #3 in spring got infected by alien fungi, which happily sporulated all on...

PAPUR | Painters Canvas

When scobies are mounted on cheescloth to dry, cloth & scoby strongly adhere to each other. The adhesion can be enhanced by treating the...

The Fish

Sometimes the growth & drying of scobies gives unexpected resemblances. Like the fish. The few strands of yeast created a dark eye and...

EARTH ACT!ON

The first transfer to thin bleached PAPUR, out of CCB#1. Plus coat of acrylic medium. Works well, feels a bit ‘plastic’, synthetic.

Crystals of life | SIPTRIN Ends

Out of one of the aquariums came a most beautifully hibernating scoby. The slow drying had allowed crystals to grow inside and...

First 3D culture

Seeding of PAPUR flakes with fresh medium will yield a 3D object when seeded in a 3D mould. More experiments to follow.

Sunlight is Plenty, the Rest is NOT

Preparing the first results of the cultures in the office at Verbeke Foundation. Next harvest we set up display in the gallery...

First PAPUR Harvest @Verbeke

The first mothers grew into larger leafs. Every culture behaved differently: in one the mother scoby was incorporated in the new leaf as...