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Germs and bacteria beautified in Invisible Portraits

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Through high-tech images of microbial life, the Beaty Biodiversity Museum will gross you out and make you want to wash your hands.

Nevertheless, the museum’s current art exhibition, entitled Invisible Portraits, will entice you regardless of whether you are in Science or Arts. The exhibit displays different types of microbes alongside famous scientific theories, in the form of big metal sculptures, wood carvings and even jewellery. In this way, the show incorporates art into an inherently scientific topic — the result of which is an original presentation of biodiversity.

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