When Dennis Wise and Malina Lopez wanted to use Burke Museum collections in their work, they weren’t interested in objects or specimens for the “usual” reasons.
Often, the people who use Burke collections are scientists and scholars. But for Wise and Lopez, a photographer and food stylist respectively, using Burke collections was all about getting creative and helping people see objects and specimens in new ways.
|Natural history specimens make unexpected appearances in this beautiful series of still life |
photographs. Keep reading for more images and the lists of specimens within them.
Photograph: Dennis Wise; styling: Malina Lopez