Bureau 555 diligently practices multi-disciplinary collaboration and knowledge exchange for long-term progress of its goals.
New Landscapes Catalyst Grant
In January 2022, Bureau 555 received the New Landscapes Catalyst Grant from UAL FTTI and the British Council to kick start its R&D endeavours in regards to fabric digitisation across the supply chain. Since then, Bureau 555 has actively engaged itself in diverse talks, workshops and mentorship programs, eager to perfect its craft.
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Brihatta Art Foundation
It has collaborated with Brihatta Art Foundation in Dhaka, Bangladesh to exchange views on the art of weaving and digitisation. In close partnership with textile universities and factories in Bangladesh, Bureau 555 has presented the diverse possibilities and benefits of going digital in the supply chain.
Heritage Textile Archive
Digital archiving of handmade heritage textiles builds a bridge for future generations to connect with and research their past. Bureau 555 strives to advance digital craftsmanship with local artisanal communities to preserve their craft.