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Diatom art arranging


Filmmaker Matthew Killip presents the work of Klaus Kemp, a diatom arranger. Diatoms are tiny phytoplankton with silica  based shells.  Kemp uses a micrcosope to delicately and patiently arrange these shells with some amazing designs and forms. 

Check out the video below, some amazing images appear about 3 minutes in.

Vimeo video by Mathew Killip

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