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December 10, 2011

Glass microbiology

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Luke Jerram is an artist who makes glass sculptures of disease.

These transparent glass sculptures were created to contemplate the global impact of each disease and to consider how the artificial colouring of scientific imagery affects our understanding of phenomena. Jerram is exploring the tension between the artworks' beauty and what they represent, their impact on humanity.

Luke Jerram makes HIV:

Posted by Ghost of a flea at December 10, 2011 10:08 AM