Louise Permiin ( Denmark) is a social material designer. As a designer she aims to translate how societal issues and behaviours impact the body and the environment. Curently she is researching innovative uses of Faroese wool as well as bringing attention to the consequenses of our uses of synthetich fibres. This project is ungoing and called WASHED OUT/ a report on microplastic fibres in collaboration with Material Design Lab, KEA. It investigate our daily interactions and effects microplastic fibres have on our skin. This project arise from her graduation project Peeing, Processing, Producing which is an informative archive of self-produced textile dyes made from urine. A project exhibited in WASTE at Konya 2019, Kayseri 2019, Istanbul Design Biennial 2018 TR, and during Dutch Design Week 2018 at G18 in Eindhoven, NL. Her interest in the meaning of colours came with her project Pink flamingo, researching the past 20 years difference in the greater flamingo coloured appearance, due to changing weather conditions. A project exhibited in Luma 2017 in Arles, FR.
With an open approach and sensibility she aims to bring attention to our surroundings and reflection regarding our daily interactions.
Master in Arts: Social Design, Design Academy Eindhoven, Eindhoven, NL
Bachelor in Design: Material design, Kolding Designschool, Kolding, DK
Boarding school: Fashion Design, Vera art and design, Copenhagen, DK
Peeing, Processing, Producing, WASTE at Konya, Kayseri and Istanbul Design Biennial, TR
Peeing, Processing, Producing, Design Academy Eindhoven, Graduation, Eindhoven, NL
Pink flamingo, COLOURS, Luma museum, Arles, FR
2016 - 2018
2012 - 2015
2018 - 2019
Peeing, Processing, Producing, The Dutch Design Week, G18 Campina , Eindhoven, NL
The Sheep's Islands:
Project manager, fondraiser, developer, anthropologiest, material reserach & designer.
Statens kunstfond, OPSTART, Copenhagen, DK and Faroes Islands, FO
WASHED OUT/ a report on microplastic fibres:
Project manager, researcher, developer, anthropologist, designer, writer, graphics, photographer, lecturer,
workshop manager, mentor, curator. Material Design Lab, KEA, Copenhagen, DK.
WASHED OUT/ a laundry reprot, Forskningensdøgn & Peacetech at KEA, Copenhagen, DK
WASHED OUT/ a report on microplastic fribers, Material conections, Library of KEA, Copenhagen, DK
Lecture in wool as an innovative resource,
Nordatlantens brygge, Copenhagen, DK
Book: WASHED OUT/ a report on microplasticfibres,
published in collaboration with Material Design Lab, KEA, Iban: 978-87-88476-10-1
Article: Der er plastik i dit tis, WASHED OUT/ a report on microplasticfibres.
KEA, Copenhagen, DK.
Radio broadcast: Microplastic in our body, WASHED OUT/ a report on microplasticfibres.
P1morgen. Copenhagen, DK.
Newspaper: WASTE, Peeing, processing, producing.
Istanbul Design Biennial, TR.
Catalog: G18, Peeing, processing, producing.
Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven, NL
Book, Soft landing, Know your boiler.
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