Alexey Kashpersky Creates a Microscopic Poetics of the Virus
by Angela Leroux-Lindsey
“Alexey Kashpersky has always been fascinated by the small mechanisms that power life forms. As a kid, discovering the wriggling components of water under a microscope was a defining moment—for a while he dreamed about becoming an oceanographer. But the arts pulled at him harder, and after earning a degree in sculpture, he’s now an acclaimed computer graphic artist. Often he uses the microscopic systems of the human body as inspiration, and creates astonishingly beautiful renderings of objects that are typically captured as drab illustrations—neurons, viruses, even cancer cells…”
Full interview is here.