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Artist Jorge Palacios Reveals How the Longest-Running Lab Experiment In Science History Has Shaped His Work

Photography by Carlos Cid. Image courtesy of the artist.

Any elementary school science teacher knows the most efficient way to engage a classroom is with a demonstration. They drop bowling balls and feathers off the side of their desk, or turn bunsen burner flames different colors in an attempt to make the theoretical comprehensible. Jorge Palacios, 44, has attempted something similar over his 25-year-long career: creating a visual language based on principles of scientific phenomena, materialized into sloping sculptures. 

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