Residency Lina Kusaite
The aim of this research project was to create a place for a materials library, on-site and online, where interested parties could find information, observe, touch, create, discover, enjoy, and exchange materials. Lina is a textile designer and illustrator, who worked with FoAM on several responsive environments. In the process, she collected and co-created hundreds of samples of materials - ranging from metal to smart fabrics. During her residency - on and off from 2006 to 2011 – she catalogued and (semi)organised the samples into a materials archive that is housed at the FoAM lab in Brussels.