franco della vedovaMale / 53 years old / Libra / Italy, Italian Republic
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Science-based but also a sort of pop-art representation of a lambda bacteriophage virus in which, in a provocative manner the icosahedral viral capsid is transformed into an advertising space.
Everything has a breaking-point. A restriction site is a cutting point in a DNA molecule on which acts a cutting enzyme. In this copper sculpture is represented a portion of circular DNA (plasmidic DNA) cut by the enzyme EcoRI which breaks four pairs of nucleotide bases.