Glass Microbiology by Luke Jerram

On January 5, 2015 by Angel Rivera in Post Types, Uncategorized | 0 comments

E. Coli - Glass Microbiology by Luke Jerram

T4 Bacteriophage by Luke Jerram

Bluetongue Virus by Luke Jerram

Glass Microbiology is a body of glass work which has been developed by artist Luke Jerram since 2004. Made to contemplate the global impact of each disease, the artworks are created as alternative representations of viruses to the artificially coloured imagery received through the media. In fact, viruses have no colour as they are smaller than the wavelength of light. By extracting the colour from the imagery and creating jewel-like beautiful sculptures in glass, a complex tension has arisen between the artworks’ beauty and what they represent.

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People With Disabilities Empowered Through Mind-Generated Art

On December 20, 2014 by Angel Rivera in Post Types, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Chinese artist Jody Xiong has collaborated with 16 handicapped people — recruited via social media — in the artistic and technological realization of the ‘Mind Art’ installation. The project participants were asked to choose a Winsor & Newton paint color, which was placed in balloons equipped with tiny detonators. Large canvas panels surrounded the balloons on all sides.

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Mind Art - Jody Xiong

Mind Art - Jody Xiong

Mind Art - Jody Xiong

Mind Art - Jody Xiong

Mind Art - Jody Xiong

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Surreal Black and White Photos Immortalize Oldest Trees on Earth

On December 19, 2014 by Angel Rivera in Post Types, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Island of Dragon

Few things on Earth are as old as the organisms in the photos of Beth Moon. For her recent book, Portraits of Time (from Abbeville Press), the San Francisco-born photographer traveled around the world for 14 years, capturing the planet’s longest-living trees (some of which also appeared in Susan Sussman’s The Oldest Living Things in the World) in the hopes of helping humanity better protect and preserve these ancient survivors. “Most of the trees that I have photographed exist only because they are outside the reach of civilization,” Moon writes on her website. “Some species exist, but only in a few of the most isolated places in the world.”

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Off To Market by Beth Moon

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