Compared to the obvious complexity of animals, plants at a glance seem relatively simple in form. But that simplicity is deceptive: the plants around us are the result of millennia of incredible evolutionary adaptations that have allowed them to survive, and thrive. Rob Kesseler is a visual artist and Professor at Central Saint Martins. As University Chair in Arts, Design & Science (2013-16) he initiated a series of events and opportunities for students drawing on his extensive links with the science community. Robert’s work sit at the intersections between art, science and design.
Image from Wonders of the Plant Kingdom, Stuppy, Kesseler & Harley. Publ. Papadakis
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Image courtesy of interviewee