In 2010 three institutes combined their collections forming NCB Naturalis, the Dutch centre of excellence for biodiversity studies. Herewith becoming one of the largest collections in the world, with over 37 million objects. We were asked to create a film in which the past, present and future of the organisation is visualized.
Working in analog mixed media and in digital collage, Casey Cripe explores human anatomy, ecosystems, cosmology, phylum trees, current maps and the solar system in his work.
Cripe’s will be displaying his unique visualizations of human life, nature and cartography at his newest exhibition The Map is the Territory. Sixteen detailed, hand-made visualizations will be presented in sequential order to illustrate Cripe’s vision of a vast interconnected universe and coherent meta-narrative