Featured gallery: Heather Barnett

British artist Heather Barnett uses both bacteria and slime moulds (Physarum polycephalum) to produce growing works of art. Be sure to visit her YouTube Channel for more videos, and see also the Slime Mould Collective, of which she is a founding member.

One of her exhibits, Cultured Colonies, features bacterial colonies grown from uncontaminated feet:

Another of her projects, The Physarum Experiments, is presented in video form: