Posts Tagged ‘gene sequence’

The methane eater

Life in the Field of Death 3, The Methane Eater

15/07/2010

The Methane Eater – Life in the Field of Death – Methylocapsa acidiphila Methylocapsa acidiphila is a microrganism living in the acid conditions of peat bogs and burning methane for energy. Methane is a lethal greenhouse gas, so this organism helps to regulate the presence of this gas. The work is part of an ongoing […]






2010 | Gene Sequences, Mapping | Media: , | Tags: , , , , ,
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Mushroom Cloud

05/07/2010

An installation in The Malga Costa barn, Arte Sella, in the Sella Valley, Borgo Valsugana, Italy, Funded by Arte Sella. A mushroom cloud of over 6000 pieces of dried fungi slices, sealed in acrylic and suspended between a steel frame and the floor on nylon thread – lit from beneath. Digital print in an edition […]






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Sierra Cloud Chamber (reconstructed on the roof of the Nevada Museum of Art)

Mushrooms | Clouds

01/08/2008

CHRIS DRURY   Mushrooms | Clouds – Nevada Museum of Art, Reno  A one person show about use and abuse of land in Nevada with an over reaching theme of life, death and regeneration. Funded by Nevada Museum of Art and the For-Site Foundation. The work was a result of several collaborations: With the Staff and […]






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Life in the Field of Death 1

05/05/2008

Made in Collaboration with Dr Lynn Fenstermaker, the work shows a microscope image of Microcoleus vaginata which is growing in the soils of the Nevada Nuclear Test site where 100 atmospheric bombs were tested. Next to it is an image from space of the that same test site. Microcoleus vaginata is a cyanobacteria, which were […]






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Life in the Field of Death 1

Life in the Field of Death

02/03/2008

  Life in the Field of Death 1  2008 Inkjet print, ed 3/6  410 x 610 mm. Collection Nevada Museum of Art and Desert Research Institute, Reno   Life in the Field of Death 11      Stenciled Nevada test site soils on the wall or on paper. Dimensions variable. Collection Nevada Museum of Art   559 […]






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Life in the Presence of Death

Life in the Presence of Death

02/03/2007

Antarctic earth on paper, 1310 x 1000 mm – private collection and collection artist This is the gene sequence of a proteobacteria found in the soil of the Ellsworth Mountains, one of the most lifeless places on earth.  






2007 | Antartica, Gene Sequences, Mapping, Uncategorized | Media: | Tags: , , , , , ,