Data Sculptures by Luke Jerram

"Artist thinks 'science' and 'tech' with varied works ... "

Though artist Luke Jerram's most widely known artwork is perhaps "Play Me, I'm Yours" -- a piece that temporarily distributes actual full-size pianos on the streets of major cities for anyone to play -- his body of work displays a particular fascination with science and technology.

"Scientists and artists start by asking similar questions about the natural world. They just end up with completely different answers," the U.K.-based Jerram told Seed magazine recently. "The nice thing about being an artist is that I can jump around from one area of interest to [another] -- microbiology one week and the gravitational pull of the moon the next. Scientists don't seem to be allowed to do that anymore."

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