A collaboration between Carbon Arts, Jodie Ahrens from Round Angle Studio – art of the senses, and human ecologist, Asha Bee Abraham, the Lab invites innovation and experimentation through unique collaborations involving artists, scientists, chefs and the food industry.

Two events in 2013, The Native Botanicals Dinner and the Exilir Bar, in collaboration with artist Janet Laurence and Scale Free Networks, saw a focus on native foods that support biodiversity and celebrate the traditional knowledge of indigenous Australians.