Skinscape now installed at the Ontario Science Centre


Using microscopy images and netting as a metaphor of the skin’s matrix and texture, Skinscape is an immersive installation of over 400 petri dishes, paintings and textiles. The microscopic becomes macroscopic as it flows from high above on a wall to overhead, putting the viewer deep inside the skin. The viewer now experiences a dynamic ecosystem of bacteria, blood flow, bruising and blood vessels working together to heal a scar.

Skinscape was conceived and created while I was one of the first Artists-in-Residence with the Ontario Science Centre in partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto.

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