Gallery: Glowing Frog Skeletons Shed Light On Unexplained Deformations


Why do some frogs fail to develop a complete set of limbs while others develop extra limbs? Is it the result violent parasites? Or maybe chemical pollution? In Brandon Ballengee‘s latest project, the artist takes his scientific research on amphibians and turns it into curious displays of art. Currently on exhibit at the Parco d’Arte Vivente in Turin, Italy, ‘Malamp‘ is an installation featuring the glowing skeletons of deformed frogs, each eerily depicted in photos or sprawled out in petri dishes. As a look into the impact of modern living and industry on the Earth’s ecology, read on to learn more about this intriguing exhibit where art truly leaps into the realm of science.

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