Revital Cohen conceived the Electrocyte Appendix for Protofarm 2050. Acknowledging the importance of electricity in the modern world, the Electrocyte Appendix is a human organ for converting blood sugar into electricity.
Protofarm 2050 was commissioned by ICSID for the World Design Congress in Singapore from 23 to 25 November. The brief was to generate preemptive solutions to predicted problems of the future. Commissioning previous Design Indaba speakers – Futurefarmers, 5.5 designers, Dunne&Raby, Revital Cohen and Frank Tjepkema – Protofarm 2050 engages with issues of food security and resourceful environmentalism.