Glass Bacteria and Virus sculptures by Luke Jerram from Bristol, United Kingdom

Glass Bacteria and Virus sculptures by Luke Jerram from Bristol, United Kingdom

Glass Bacteria-Virus by Luke Jerram

Glass Bacteria-Virus by Luke Jerram

Luke Jerram was born in Stroud, England was diagnosed with dichromatic colorblindness at an early age. He is unable to differentiate the colors. His ultimate goal was to explore the tension between a viruses’ devastating beauty and their devastating impact on humanity. With the help of University of Bristol virologist Andrew Davidson, glassblowers, Kim George, Brian Jones and Norman Veitch and inspiration from high-resolution electron microscopic images Luke Jerram started making Glass sculptures of viruses and bacteria such as HIV, E. coli, SARS, and H1N1 (Swine flu). Here are some of the sculptures

Glass Bacteria-Virus by Luke Jerram
Deadly viruses made of glass by Luke Jerram
Glass Bacteria-Virus by Luke Jerram
Ecoli VirusGlass Bacteria-Virus by Luke Jerram
HIV VirusGlass Bacteria-Virus by Luke Jerram
Sars VirusGlass Bacteria-Virus by Luke Jerram
Sars VirusGlass Bacteria-Virus by Luke Jerram
Small Pox VirusGlass Bacteria-Virus by Luke Jerram
Small Pox VirusGlass Bacteria-Virus by Luke Jerram
Small Pox VirusGlass Bacteria-Virus by Luke Jerram
Swine Flu VirusGlass Bacteria-Virus by Luke Jerram
Swine Flu VirusGlass Bacteria-Virus by Luke Jerram