Sculpture and Installation > Lovely Little Parasites

This complex micro parasite inhabits pseudo pods and causes deep perforations in the animal’s gooey skin. If the host animal survives this parasite for more than 3 weeks its body cleaves at the purifications, dividing it into a pseudo podious.

Paragonimus westermansi
Paragonimus westermansi
shell, sculpey
10in x 6in x 4in
2010