Biker Vest 1 & 2
The Biker Vest is made from bacterial nano cellulose (ScobyTec BNC) and fully equipped with LED lighting and powered by Teensy micro computers. In 2013 visiting professor Manfred Kraft, scientific staff member Bernhard Schipper, and master student Karl-Ludwig Kunze met at Burg Giebichenstein Kunsthochschule Halle (University of Art and Design) and realized their first collaborative project. Carolin Wendel of ScobyTec contributet the starter cultures to grow Bacterial Nano Cellulose and the pattern design for the vest. In 2016 the Biker Vest got a makeover with new LED lighting and computing with less power consumption.