WhiteFeather
Biotextile II
2014
hand-dyed, handwoven silk, osteoblasts in culture media, glass petri dish
Silk hand-dyed with Alcian blue histological stain (10% solution), handwoven on 3D printed ABS loom (including weaving tools), osteoblasts in DMEM culture media + Ascorbic Acid + 1% Penicillin/Streptomycin + Glutamate. Handwoven in-lab using aseptic technique. Alcian blue at 10% stock concentration proved to be cytotoxic, destroying osteoblasts.
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