Photo by Angel Rivera.
SiphonophoraeScientific classification, an order of the class Hydrozoa. A jellyfish-like creature that appears to be a single entity but is composed of a colony of zooids. Each zooid performs a specialized role within the colony, and cannot function on it's own.
Marisa Ranalli is a textile artist who incorporates electronics into her artwork. She works with human interaction and how it relates to themes of deep sea life, human biology, and light. Marisa uses felt and silk to create three dimensional, wearable forms. Siphonophorae is the culmination of Marisa's research over the past 5 years.Click to view Marisa's portfolio.
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About the Show
- December 7-11th, 2010
- 11am-5pm Daily, 12pm-4pm Saturday
- Opening on December 6th, 5:30-7:00pm
- Artist Talk on December 8th, 12 noon
- Anna Leonowens Gallery
- 1891 Granville St.
- Halifax, Nova Scotia