Host Infestation 2 -
Male gametocyte,
with thanks to James Carcass

The series 'Host Infestation' recreates the life cycles of parasites which use man as their host. The sculptural pieces represent parasites at specific points in their life cycle. They are placed in the areas of the building that equate with the anatomical site that the parasite occupies in the host.

Parasites which live in the gut are placed in the canteen where food is processed. Parasites which cross-fertilise in the lungs are placed in the entrance hall where breaths of
air come in through the automatic doors and parasites which circulate >more

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