Biotechnology on display
A gallery-turned-laboratory fuses art and science
Who knew bacteria could draw? But here I stand, staring at a series of
black-and-blue line drawings of a rooster, rabbit, and spiraling helix
of DNA, all by the bioluminescent bacteria Photobacterium phosphoreum.
The drawings are part of It's Alive! A Laboratory of Biotech Art, a new
exhibit at the gallery at Montserrat College of Art in Beverly,