MY-CO SPACE. A habitable sculpture co-designed with fungi. 2021
V. meer aka Vera Meyer
V. meer aka Vera Meyer is a self-taught artist. She studied biotechnology and worked as a scientist in Berlin, London and Leiden. Currently, she works as a professor for applied and molecular microbiology at the Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin).
Tree of life, 2020
Fomes fomentarius, Macrolepiota procera, Pleurotus ostreatus, lichen, alder tree, gold, iron, rust, 40 x 40 x 30 cm
From the series Metamorphs
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Together with her colleagues from the interdisciplinary ArtSci collective MY-CO-X, Vera Meyer | V. meer explores a future social significance of fungi for the design of places and spaces.
MY-CO BUILD is the first exhibition by the SciArt collective MY-CO-X, which was co-founded by Vera Meyer | V. meer and Sven Pfeiffer in 2020. Fungi as renewable source become explored as building material of the future.
Exhibition at the Futurium Lab, Berlin, May 2021 – November 2022
MY-CO SPACE is the second exhibition by the SciArt collective MY-CO-X, which was co-founded by Vera Meyer | V. meer and Sven Pfeiffer in 2020. Fungi as active agents are explored as a sustainable raw material for use in both art and everyday life.
Exhibition at the tinyBE, Frankfurt, Metzlerpark, June 2021 – September 2021
Art and Artist Images: Martin Weinhold