The D'Arcy Thompson Print Folio - Norman Shaw

image by Norman Shaw from D'Arcy Thompson Print FolioNorman Shaw


Photo etching


Insectoid archon, invoked in the D’Arc.

In On Growth and Form, Thompson considers fluid forms and how solid organisms seem to be congealed versions of these. In this image, fluid, chaotic dynamics symmetricate themselves into an entity, a morphological atrocity, organised as an organism through bifurcation.


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