At Lost Arts we're curious about those who are curious. And, we're fascinated by the potential of curiosity intersecting with ambition. Lost Labs is a program that gives creators space, tools, community, mentorship and tailored resources to help them harness their ambitions and propel their project.
We recently launched the three–month program and would like to introduce you to the first cohort of participants.
Founded by Louis Vowell, CoLab is an online collaboration platform that connects artists and alumni from different art universities across the country. CoLab was created to alleviate post-graduation isolation, with the end goal of facilitating cross-campus communication and producing collaborative artworks.
Fertile Design is a biodegradable plastic, partially made of food waste, that is chemically balanced to feed the soil when it is discarded in the ground. This product, which can replace traditional plastics, is the creation of Jessica Gorse.
For the artistically inspired, Fossick is a homewares and accessories company with an ethical and sustainable twist. Cate Breasley started the company to a range of uniquely designed, one-off pieces in vibrant colors and patterns that celebrate individuality, creativity, and hidden potential.
Roman Titus founded Sojourn Fare to make the mushrooms (with their great medicinal and culinary potential) more prevalent in the world. The company builds farm-tech software that empowers growers to control, monitor and optimize mushroom cultivation.
Starkweather creates outerwear for urban environments, combining low and high-tech solutions to design products that marry technology, function and aesthetics. Lee Anderson created Starkweather to provide an alternative for people who wish to wear something other than the ubiquitous black puffy jacket all winter, while maintaining warmth and functionality.