These image may look like photographs, but there’s something different about them that you’d never expect. They weren’t taken with a camera. They were grown.
Lia Giraud, an artist and researcher at L’École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, has been working with microscopic algae. She is able to manipulate it into stunning scenes and portraits, all by incorporating the photosensitive algae.
Displaying the images once the algae has developed is an issue for the artist. He has been working with cinematographer Alexis Raphélis to develop an installation in which the algae will respond to video in real time.
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