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Design talk: Kathryn Larsen aka The Seaweed Girl

juni 15 16:30 - 18:00

Natural Building Materials

As we speak, Kathryn is finalizing her thesis in architecture from TU Delft Holland. Her work revolves around material research, inspired by traditional Danish and Japanese architecture. Fascinated by building traditions and rare construction techniques of the past, she specializes in natural building materials and creates experimental art installations.

Most notably, her research focuses on how seaweed and seagrass can be used in architecture. Her 2018 thesis, Seaweed Thatch Reimagined was nominated as a finalist for several awards, most notably the 2020 SDG Copenhagen Tech Award’s People’s Choice. In 2021, her collective design and architecture work with eelgrass and kelp was a finalist for the 2021 Green Concept Award, and her project “Kombu Leather” was a top 5 finalist for the Research category of the SDG Copenhagen Tech Award.

On 15 June 2022 from 4.30 – 6pm Kathryn will talk about her research based practice with natural building materials, more specifically her experiments with seaweed and seagrass in architecture and art installations.

Address:
The Danish Art Workshops / Statens Værksteder for Kunst, level 4
Strandgade 27B
1401 Copenhagen K

RSVP: tilmelding@svfk.dk

The talk will be livestreamed through our Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/statensvaerksteder

 

About Kathryn Larsen

Born and raised in the US, but is now based in The Netherlands and Denmark. She combines her practical architectural technologist education with a tactile design process that involves sketching, drawing by hand, and material experimentation.

Top image by Sarah Tulaj

Detaljer

Dato:
juni 15
Tidspunkt:
16:30 - 18:00
Begivenhed Kategorier:
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Statens Værksteder for Kunst

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