Susan Boafo is based in Falmouth, South West
I use photography to reveal hidden processes within the natural world. Recent projects examine links between photosynthesis and the evolution of simple and complex life forms. I have developed original methods through which microorganisms harness the Sun's energy to create artworks.
Qualifications and training
- 2011 Fellow, Linnean Society of London, Fellowship
- 2007 Research Associate; Art, Nature and Environment research cluster (RANE), University College Falmouth, Cornwall
- 2006 Speaking With the Sun; Eureauterritoriales international conference, Chapeau Rouge, Brittany, France
- 2009 Microbes: Invisible, Influential and Inspirational, British Science Festival, University of Surrey
- 2008 Artful Ecologies 2: Art Nature and Environment International Conference, University College Falmouth, Cornwall
- 2004 Hortus: Botany and Empire, SPACEX and Touring to the Liverpool Biennial, Exeter and Liverpool
Competitions, prizes and awards
- 2007 Winner – Visions of Science and Technology Photographic Awards, Daily Telegraph and Engineering and Technology Board, London.
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