I adore these pieces from Beautiful Evidence, an exhibition by Thomas Allen inspired by his 8-year old daughter’s scientific wonder. It will be appearing at the Foley Gallery in NYC from September 9 - October 12.
from the Greek words khrestos, useful, and mathein, to know - a collection of choice literary passages (often selected by one author), used especially as an aid in learning a foreign language. In philology or in the study of literature, it is a type of reader or anthology which presents a sequence of example texts, selected to demonstrate the development of language or literary style.
“Some people have uneasy, squeamish thoughts when they look at fungus: it’s something surreptitious, uncontrollable; it lives hidden underground in familiar locales, ready to spring to life unexpectedly, and it often manifests itself as part of the demise of another organism. Fungus is an agent of change. I’m fascinated with its myriad forms, and I love to go in search of it.”