Horizontal Gene Transfer
from the series ZELLULAR, inkjet print on 10 mm forex, 76 x 60 cm, 2014/2015

Horizontal gene transfer is believed by many scientists to have played a role in early evolution leading to the modern cell types. It is opposed to vertical gene transfer that operates from generation to generation and dominates Darwinian evolution. Taking the superpostion and multiplication of the images of different single-cell organisms as a visual equivalent of the process of horizontal gene transfer, the work shows a fictional kind of protocell.

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