This artist paints with soil bacteria
"It produces beautiful colours - deep blues, indigos, oranges and blood reds," says London-based textile designer Natsai Chieza. "I want to use them as a sustainable factory to make fabric dyes."
Crocheted and Embroidered Bacteria Grow in Elin Thomas's Fiber Art Petri Dishes
Elin Thomas creates petri dishes filled with mold, but she's not using any week-old peanut butter sandwiches. The fiber artist builds her science experiments using a felted wool base, and then carefully crafts individual growths using crochet and embroidery techniques. Most of her creations are set