“Art/science project that really works”

Dec 18, 2011 by     No Comments    Posted under: Press

“It looks like a fairy grotto and indeed some have christened it the “tooth fairy palace”.  It’s actually a sculpture entitled “Palaces” and results from a collaboration between artist Gina Czarnecki and stem cell biologist Sarah Rankin.  Stem cells are at the heart of the project and “Palaces” intends to challenge and educate people about the topic.   The sculpture is two metres high and the same distance wide, and is constructed from clear crystal resin.  The strands of resin reflect and refract light giving it a magical feel.  The closer you look the more magical it gets but it also becomes slightly unsettling as you begin to recognise the many small human teeth glued to the resin.”

Read the full article at Philip Strange.

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