“The idea is you can see yourself and you can see what’s inside you” at the same time, says Skop of the installation, which will be a 40-foot grouping of dozens of circle mirrors of various sizes with biological images etched into the glass. The pieces will be arranged randomly but at heights that make viewing easy for both adults and children.

The work will be produced by recent UW–Madison master of fine arts graduate Angela Johnson, with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF) as part of a larger award funding Skop’s research on how RNA is regulated during the course of cell division.

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