OCRAGELA 2019

 

A contemporary material which is  biodegradable and made out of only natural ingredients

 

Ocragela was created by mixing gelatin and ochre with glycerin and water. The material can be hand-stitched or machine-sewn as a normal textile material. And also it can be customised to leather-like, rubber/silicone-like and plastic-like by changing the proportions, temperatures and the way of pouring.

 

Currently, attempts to develop the means of efficient utilisation of Ocragela are continued. Applications for products, textiles, or flooring materials are experimented. Also, I am in touch with several companies who asked for material samples for future collaboration opportunities.

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PUBLIC ACCESS 'AVAILABLE MATERIAL LIBRARIES'

Material District 

Naarden, The Netherlands  / From December 2019

Material ConneXion

New York, United States / From February 2020

Matefad, Center de materials de Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain / From January 2020

University Mainz University of Applied Sciences

Mainz, Germany / From January 2020

London Metropolitan University | Materials and Products Collection

London, United Kingdom / From January 2020

Ingredients : Ochre family, Gelatin, Glycerin, Water
Around 258x154cm size sample
Striped sample
Melted left-over materials 
Canvas-textured sample
Marbling-textured sample
Translucent sample