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Calanoida I
Calanoida I
Timber, cane, fishing reel, found objects, fibre
460 x 600 x 40mm

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These works have been inspired by a trip to Tonga, swimming with humpback whales. This current series of works is entitled ‘Plankton’. In these works, she seeks to make the minuscule, visible. By shining a light on the aesthetic beauty in the unseen life forms that underpin our existence, she hopes to reinforce our interconnectedness and reliance on the microscopic world.

Calanoida is an order of copepods, a group of arthropods commonly found as zooplankton. The order includes around 46 families with about 1800 species of both marine and freshwater copepods between them.