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 -...

Omics & the Hospital of the Future

A sustainable health care shall be preventive. It is our own body that delivers the basic materials (samples) for a preventive medicine...

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...

Symbolic Abstraction & Realism

This is the most recent collaboration with Stef De Belder. For his retrospective exhibition in ‘t Getouw, Mol, Belgium, he wrote poetry,...

The Fish

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

Fusain-Fusain! Expo Valette 2018

The old-school charcoal nudes & portraits of the nillies revisited. By taking them in the digital sphere and giving them a new life in...

Tray

Just took my latest kombucha scoby from the 3D drying stand. I dried it with the upper (the dry) side outward and this surface evolved to...

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.

ClimateLaunchpad .be Goes Cyprus

We're back from the Grand Final of the Climatelaunchpad Edition 2017, where with the three winning teams of the Belgium campaign competed...

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...