"Exhale" Bionic Chandelier: Pop-up talk

Sep

17-18

2017

Sun 2.15pm-2.45pm, Mon 4.15pm-4.45pm

Free Event

Victoria and Albert Museum, Meet at LDF Desk, Grand Entrance

A pop-up talk by Julian Melchiorri, former V&A Engineering Resident, entrepreneur and CEO of biochemical technology company Arborea. Drawing inspiration from the V&A’s collections, Melchiorri has developed the world’s first living and breathing chandelier using novel bionic-leaf technologies.

Made by Arborea, with thanks to Millimetre for the metal fabrication

Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund

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