Virtual science

King, Alan
August 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/12/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 4, p345
Academic Journal
The article reports on several laboratory and medical art works presented on the online exhibit, "Science in Art," sponsored by Virtual Museum Canada wherein most of the artists are students and teachers from universities in Quebec, Quebec. Annie Thibault, a graduate of Université du Québec à Montréal, arranges assemblages of petri dish and bacterial cultures in a circular pattern. Another representation is the work of Chantal duPont, which utilizes visual methaphors to express her feelings when she was diagnosed with cancer. Several photographs are also presented that explores the phenomenon of "dermography."


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