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Living Cultures in Glass

Anjali Srinivasan, Assistant Professor
Living Cultures in Glass | 2011, Glass

12” x 12” x 48” (object); 48”W x 48” L x variable H (installation).
Glass and flour = Puffy Glass; plant matter, water, digital video projection.

A seedling grows from a puffy glass substrate while microscopic analyses of puffy glass is projected on the adjoining wall. Developed in collaboration with the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, and the Advanced Center of Microscopy and Microanalyses at Sydney University.

(T). Still from video projection showing various imaging techniques of puffy glass at the microscopic level (BL, BR). A water-filled Petri dish with plant matter grown using organic nutrients in the puffy glass substrate.

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