Bacteria billboard

15th September 2011

No doubt inspired by the work of pioneer in this field Jelte Van Abbema Warner Bros Pictures hired a microbiologist and an immunologist to create a billboard made of bacteria to promote their up and coming film Contagion.

2 billboards cultivating bacteria were erected in a disused shop in downtown Toronto. Over a series of days the bacterial cultivated and spelt out the name of the film.

This is yet another example of how bacteria is being used in new and unique ways for design, communication and materials.

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