Stirring the Swarm
By Meyume Ltd
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Stirring the Swarm is a ceramic installation that tells a curiously dark tale written by ceramic artist Anna Collette Hunt about a Victorian collection of Entomology that has escaped after mysteriously reawakening.
The installation was unveiled in October 2011 at Nottingham Castle, England. Following this exhibition a smaller swarm was created for the touring exhibition Made in the Middle originated by Craftspace. This installation invites viewers to experience a new perspective of the artist’s story, where they step into the shoes of a baffled Entomologist who is documenting the phenomenon that has occurred. The Entomologist has been chasing the swarm for several months now, capturing specimens to study and experiment with. Her actions were not unnoticed by the enchanted swarm who have come to seek revenge. The exhibit is accompanied by this Application which was commissioned by Craftspace for Made in the Middle.
As a lifelong entomology student, this is gorgeous! I love the scrab beetle with gold pedipalps, but seeing a swarm going all over is just mind boggling. I hope you add a few more bug parts!
It's nice to see the exhibition if you can't go. The app has a nice feeling to it...
This app is awesome!!!
It is really cool to see a museum and learn everything about it
- Category: Photo & Video
- Released: Feb 08, 2012
- Version: 1.0
- Size: 43.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: MEYUME LTD
- Stirring the Swarm © Anna Collette Hunt
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.