Microbiome 2015

Microbiome 2015
Microbiome 2015

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Two thirds of life on earth cannot be seen by us without a microscope. Collectively these creatures are called microbes. They are single celled organisms and they are fundamental to all life on earth. This work is my response to learning about these tiny, and vital microcosms. The dishes represent vibrant unseen worlds; as they radiate out they reflect on the exponential influence these minuscule creatures have on the rest of Earths biosphere.

 

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Thrown and altered earthenware

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Elise Johnston

2 Jul 2017

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