Sculptures Reimagine Pasta And Bamboo As Bacteria And DNA

Artist Sinead Foley remakes kitchen goods, modeling them on the microscopic.

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We only know a few things about these sculptural interpretations of the microscopic world from artist Sinead Foley. 1) The bacteria and cells are made mostly from everyday objects, like pasta. 2) The results are surprisingly detailed (maybe done through 3-D modeling?). 3) Every photo is stunning. Be sure to check out Foley’s tumblr for more projects.

The Main Dish

Bamboo DNA

Purple Splinters

Bacteria Pasta

3D Cell

Purple Bacterium

Bacterial Cell

Blue Splinters

Blue Bacterium