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Larger-than-life microbes

Luke Jerram is a multimedia artist. worked with scientists from the University of Bristol to create a series of glass sculptures of the planet’s most notorious microbes. The result is a curious tension between beauty and the deadliness of the pathogens.

swine flu, Luke Jerram

See more at Seed Magazine, and at Luke Jerram’s site.

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Beth Kelley is an applied & digital anthropologist with an overall interest in how people engage with and are impacted by their environments and vice versa. This has manifested itself in many ways, by looking at creativity, playful spaces, built environments, and environmental enrichment, sustainability, design research, and integrative and collaborative models of learning such as through play and hands-on learning.