• The Human Microbiome Reimagined as a Cut-Paper Coral Reef by Rogan Brown

    17 days ago - By Colossal

    Using the visual metaphor of a coral reef, artist Rogan Brown introduces his audience to the diverse bacteria, archaea, fungi found in the human body through paper-based sculptures. The detailed works are created after months of research and hunting for aesthetic parallels that might link the two surprisingly similar worlds.
    His series Magical Circle Variations merge these sources of inspiration with a pastel color scheme that can also be found in a coral habitat. “What the reef and the microbiome have in common is that they both consist of biodiverse colonies of organisms that coexist...
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