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Artizen 3-11

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ERRAM Bringing botanical modeling right into the 21st century, is Luke Jerram, a young artist/scientist/maker/designer based in the UK, who has sculpted a series of viruses out of jewel-like undulating clear glass. Faced with one of these sculptures, I'm reminded yet again about the miracles and surprising beauty inherent in life itself; a gorgeous dignity that's never reserved only for one species but found in mankind's friends and foes alike if we stop to look. Interview by Cindy Marks Luke Jerram is an explorer. And a visceral one. Throughout Luke's wide ranging design installations, we see science, perception and behavior explored repeatedly with a frequent pairing of beauty and humor with depth and inquiry. He attended traditional art school, one might say despite but it turns out because of

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