An installation presenting; light box with airborne bacterial samples, light box with vials containing airborne bacteria and digital images of the microscopic view
The passion caused by the great and sublime in nature . . . is Astonishment; and astonishment is that state of the soul, in which all its motions are suspended, with some degree of horror. In this case the mind is so entirely filled with its object, that it cannot entertain any other.
[Burke, On the Sublime, ed. J. T. Bolton. 58]
With thanks to Dr. Jim O'Mahony, Senior Lecturer, Department of Biological Science and staff for access to their laboratories in CIT and the use of their equipment and time.