WASHINGTON – Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences announces “Julia Pollack: Collaborative Ecologies,” an exhibition resulting from collaborations between artist Julia Pollack and scientists at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. The exhibition opens on Nov. 6, 2023, at the National Academy of Sciences and will remain on view through June 7, 2024.

Pollack is a curator and creator at the IGB where she creates artwork based on her conversations and collaborations with scientists. This exhibition features two bodies of work focused on honeybee colonies and microbial communities. The pieces represent visual explorations that highlight the power and aesthetics of science imagery.

Pictured: Julia Pollack, The Hive, 2023, inkjet print on fabric, 90 x 60 inches.

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November 3, 2023