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Litmus | 2014, ongoing project

12 digital C-prints 125 x 160 cm

A litmus-paper is held In the mouths of a number of scientists of varying origin and age, working in various fields, in order to measure their ph value. A display shows a series of 12.

The project refers to the concept of Thomas Kuhn, who discussed scientific progress in his book 'The Structure of Scientific Revolutions' , with regard to the importance of major shifts in reigning paradigms.


Martin Chalfie
Noam Chomsky
George Church
Alan Guth
Carol Greider
Joseph LeDoux
Robert Langer
John Mather
Joseph Edward Murray
Michael Mann
Stuart Newman
Charles Vacanti
Alex Vilenkin
Ian Wilmut