• TERMITES MAKE SCULPTURE  WITH BUILDING MATERIALS


AGNIESZKA KURANT  ARTIFICIAL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 2014 

Image : Tanya Bonakdar Gallery 

These incredible sculptures are the product of the cumulative labour of termites. These creatures live within complex social structures reminiscent of human social groups.  The New York Times article on her work written by Ken Johnson (Oct 10 2014) makes parallels between the artist's work and the fact the termites appear to have ' produced mounds with  architectural qualities often resembling  the  ruins of civilizations, pyramids or cathedrals'