Thursday, May 19, 2005

Genetic Engineering

Genetic Engineering LoRes
Originally uploaded by suelu23.
This was painted the year Dolly the sheep was introduced to the world. The stylization is taken from the illustrations found in codices used by the Mixtec, Aztec, and others. The wires I used to symbolize the flow of neural energy that produces consciousness, but they also evoke images of Dr. Frankenstein'¬ôs monster, and the hubris that can impact ethical decisions in science.


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