Illustrating the human body with ‘Microcartography’

skin micrography

Artist Sonja Bäumel has explored the human skin microbiome in her project ‘Cartography of the Human Body’. To illustrate the diversity of the bacteria and fungi on the skin, she cultured isolates from her own body to create an innovative art project.

To access to full article: Illustrating the human body with ‘MIcrocartography’ (Image by Sonja Bäumel, A Petri dish map of artist Sonja Bäumel’s body shape)

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