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Dungse: Shit Matters. In conversation with Itika Gupta

Tiny Farm Friends

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Itika Gupta is a founding partner at Studio Carbon, a studio that works at the intersection of design, systems, and storytelling. Through Dungse, cow dung bio-composites, created in collaboration with Studio Lindey Cafsia, they aim at giving the age-old natural material cow dung a contemporary spin by combining modern design skills with ancient indigenous knowledge. To read the show notes click hereFor people who are visually inclined watch the episode on Youtube. Time Stamps 00:00:00 - Intro 00:02:34 - Background story 00:04:53 - Why choose Cow Dung? 00:09:18 - Dungse raw materials and experiments 00:12:28 - Dungse applications 00:16:15 - Biocomposite properties 00:19:20 - Biomaterials and innovation 00:22:00 - Design infrastructure in Netherlands and India 00:25:34 - Future of circularity in India 00:28:12 - Open source information vs Intellectual Property 00:31:47 - Response to Dungse as a product 00:34:55 - Vision for Dungse 00:38:12 - Importance of intersection of design and science 00:40:21 - Biomaterials with potential 00:44:20 - Key challenges with Biomaterials adoption 00:48:45 - Experiments at Studio Carbon 00:51:47 - Dreams ahead 00:51:47 - What if... Connect with Tiny Farm Lab Website FacebookInstagramTwitter  Linkedin   Connect with Studio carbon&Dungse

57m 17s  ·  Dec 21, 2021

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