alice potts uses sweat and urine to engineer new biological accessories
 

alice potts uses sweat and urine to engineer new biological accessories

alice potts’ collection, ‘perspire,’ comprises sports equipment and fashion materials with crystallized objects, composed by the act of sweating. by utilizing a ‘unique materialization [process] of the individuals own biology,‘ potts bridges a visual representation of the unseen beauty of perspiration with a natural process to ‘create our own accessories.alice potts uses sweat and urine to engineer new biological accessories
the crystals on the ballet shoe are made from sweat
all images courtesy of alice potts

 

 

while at the royal college of art, potts was able to create a process that paved the foundation for perspire. she believes that it is a collection that focuses on ‘finding the perfect balance between body, fashion and science‘ and highlights the importance of sweating as a natural process that ‘every human goes through.alice potts uses sweat and urine to engineer new biological accessories
concept taken that in the future our bodies will be able to secrete their own accessories

 

 

the artist/fashion designer/inventor describes herself as a ‘material researcher’, using nature and a multidisciplinary educational background to create a new, sustainable alternative future.

alice potts uses sweat and urine to engineer new biological accessories
unique pieces are built since each participant’s natural process of perspiration differsalice potts uses sweat and urine to engineer new biological accessories
ballet sample #1alice potts uses sweat and urine to engineer new biological accessories
using the same process created for the sweat crystals, potts crystallized her own urinealice potts uses sweat and urine to engineer new biological accessories
athlete experiment participant 1alice potts uses sweat and urine to engineer new biological accessories
boxer samplealice potts uses sweat and urine to engineer new biological accessories
soccer shoe samplealice potts uses sweat and urine to engineer new biological accessories
ballet shoe sample #2alice potts uses sweat and urine to engineer new biological accessories
up-close image of crystalalice potts uses sweat and urine to engineer new biological accessories
ballet shoe sample #3alice potts uses sweat and urine to engineer new biological accessories
ballet shoe sample #4

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