Christina Agapakis is the Creative Director at Gingko Bioworks. She is a biologist, writer and artist interested in microbes and the future of biotechnology. She collaborates with engineers, designers, artists and social scientists to explore the many unexpected connections between microbiology, technology, art and popular culture.
Dr. Amanda Parkes is a media designer, technologist, and CTO of Manufacture NY, a fashion incubator and manufacturing hub. Modelled after MIT Media Lab - where Amanda earned her PhD - the space brings together manufacturers, designers, technologists, and scientists. Amanda uses her education in engineering, art history, and kinetic interaction design to create initiatives at the crossroads of science, engineering, and fashion.
Christina Agapakis of Ginkgo Bioworks describes how the incredible feats of biology can be integrated into human-driven design. For more head over to psfk.com