Bioalloy is an ongoing research endeavor into artistic cyborgian systems. Bioalloy began with the idea of designing and creating a machine that in’corp’orates a living system that grows and nurtures its own “skin”; a Cyborg (i.e. from the combination of words CYBernetic ORGanism; a term introduced by Manfred Clynes and Nathan Kline)
From initial designs using primitive and simple shapes which depicted non-anthropomorphic Cyborgian forms, the project grew. Further research into the co-existence of a cyborgian system and the human body led to a collaboration with performance artist S. Chandrasekaran, and the Bioalloy and the Body Performance.
Bioalloy has also been fashioned into stunning and durable clothing. Working with contemporary artist Donna Franklin, the once Cyborgian “skin” has now been transformed into Micro’be’ fermented fashion.