Cornelia Hesse-Honegger- art and science demonstrates radiation effect on small animals

Cornelia Hesse-Honegger. Genetic damage small wild life due to “normally venting” reactors. http://www.wissenskunst.ch/en/biographie.htm have a look at the illustrations. quote: Biography Cornelia Hesse-Honegger,scientific illustrator and science artist, was born in 1944 in Zurich, Switzerland. For 25 years she worked as a scientific illustrator for the scientific department of the Natural History Museum at the University of Zurich. Since 1969 she has collected and painted leaf bugs, Heteroptera. Her watercolors are exhibited internationally at museums and galleries. Her work is an interface between art and science; it plays witness to a beautiful but endangered nature.

Since the catastrophe of Chernobyl in 1986, she has collected, studied and painted morphologically disturbed insects, which she finds in the fallout areas of Chernobyl as well as near nuclear installations. As a result of her studies, she is convinced that in

Picture:
Eyes of the Drosophila Mutant ey.opt.
Black painted eyes with different shapes and part of wings growing out of the eyes.
Watercolor, 1987 end quote

http://trendland.net/cornelia-hesse-honegger-morphologically-disturbed-insects/#

Cornelia Hesse-Honegger : Morphologically Disturbed Insects

http://www.designfederation.net/illustration/the-bugs-of-cornelia-hesse-honegger/

www.mendel-museum.com/eng/1online/popart/bio/c.pdf

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