Inner Art of Fish

February 4, 2014 By: Erin Block

A new exhibit at the Seattle Aquarium depicts the inner beauty of fish, featuring bleached and stained skeletons, and revealing the complex structures under fish scales.  “Cleared: the Art of Science” is the result of teamwork between poet Sierra Nelson and scientist Adam Summers. While at first an unlikely pairing, at the heart of both poetry and research, says Summers, is “A desire to understand detail” and “focus on how things work.” Read more about this exhibit on Smithsonian.