Mechanical fly created during collaborative project looking into the mechanism of fly wings with biological researcher Jordan Balaban at Leeds University part of Leeds Creative Labs. The mechanism wings beat at 1300 rpm. This was then filmed in the lab using high shutter speed cameras to create a super slow motion film of the mechanism.
'Immortalised' was and national competition and exhibition in London curated by English Heritage to commemorate people overlooked by history. 'Making the Invisible Visible' was one of ten commissioned sculptures. Using lenses and suspended wire, mesh and light it creates the portrait of Rosalind Franklin the English scientist whose ground breaking work on DNA was used to reveal the structure of DNA.
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