corruptibility of the flesh

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Corruptibility of the flesh 1 Digital photograph, dimensions variable, 2012.

I make and modify camera lenses with gelatin. I make my own lenses because this allows me to more intimately understand what lenses are and how they work. Because our eyes’ lenses are made from gelatinous substances including collagen, I thought it appropriate to make camera lenses from collagen. Sitting out for a few weeks, this lens was colonized by a microorganism.