Fabulous Beasts

Insect Tectonics
Concept - Giles Revell

Focusing on form and surface in microscopic detail, the astonishing sculptural, textural and engineered qualities of these tiny everyday creatures reveal a magnificent metamorphosis from disgusting creepy crawly to exquisite works of art, challenging us to find beauty in the unexpected.
A Scanning Electron Microscope was used to construct striking monuments of detail and beauty, from minute insects, plucked from the anonymity of a common English garden.
The large scale prints up to 10ft are on display at the Jerwood Gallery in The Natural History Museum, as well as part of their permanent archive. The V&A also purchased this project for their permanent collection.

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