Two concurrent exhibitions::::::::::::::::
the squid and the whale
January 18–February 17, 2018
Visitors often ask why the sperm whale and giant squid diorama is so dark and why, unlike all other dioramas, there is no glass on the front. The darkness is deliberate—to approximate the pitch-black conditions of the deep ocean where no sunlight penetrates.
Each spider and each type of silk has a set of mechanical properties optimised for their biological function.
When you find yourself using the phrase and yet, consider whether any meaning would be lost if and were dropped.
There are ways to keep things we feel we need, and ways to leave things we do not.