Catalytic Clothing: The Soap Box
Immerse yourself in the Catalytic Clothing Soap Box. Housed within the iconic NQ Launderette in Manchester’s Northern Quarter you can take in the sights and smells of a real launderette, whilst discovering more about the project and the possibilities for the future. Will your clothes one day help purify the air we breathe?
Catalytic Clothing explores the potential for clothing and textiles to purify the air we breathe. Artist and designer Helen Storey (London College of Fashion) and scientist Tony Ryan (University of Sheffield) have been working together to explore how nanotechnology can eliminate harmful pollutants that cause health problems and contribute to climate change.