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BIOART PROJECTS

Microbial Me

Began as an experiment in 2012 on Broad Vision and continued in collaboration with Professor Mark Clements, Dr. Richard Harvey & supported by Thermofisher Scientific. The project evolved and grew towards communicating the invisible world of bacteria on our skin. On permanent display at the Eden Project, Cornwall, UK.

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Phages

In collaboration with Dr Alex Betts, visually representing bacteriophages on agar sculptures, and visually communicating how effective they are when antibiotics are resistant.

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Microfloral Femunculus

Prototying and preparing for life-size agar sculpture. Testing 3 different recipes of agar and bacteria from all parts of the body.

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Microbial Michael

Commissioned by the BBC to create a life-size microbial sculpture of Michael Mosley for BBC4 documentary 'Michael Mosley vs The Superbugs' aired in 2017 and shortlisted for the Grierson British Documentary Award

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PillCam

In collaboration with Professor Sheena Cruickshank from the University of Manchester, Salford Hospital, John Mclaughlin & supported by PillCam.

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Lady Mycrobiome

Agar sculptures of the artists intimate body parts and collection of bacteria representing the taboo bacteria found on the genitals and breasts.

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