Micronaut Book – Micronavigating between Science+Art

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Micronavigating between Science+Art

Featuring an introductory essay by Sibylle Sunda New York, 4 July 2011

Micronauts legendary book ‘Micronavigating between Science + Art’ is a must-have for scientifically inspired designers, architects and constantly curious art lovers. The production was triggered by Micronaut’s decision to follow the invitation of art director and artist Ai Weiwei and to join the 2011 Gwangju Design Biennale in South-Korea.

  • format: 25.0 x 20.0 cm (10.0 x 8.0 inches)
  • finish: hard cover with dust-jacket
  • sheets: semi-matte paper
  • pages: 104
  • ‘Micronavigating between Science+Art’: order book now (ca. EUR 65.-)

Life on planet earth has been explored, catalogued and artistically fermented over and over again. Yet, there is a lot more waiting to be discovered – vast, imposing and utterly beautiful!

This premium coffee table book was produced in cooperation with the famous ‘Blurb – Bookstore’ (New York), and includes descriptions, artist comments and an introductory essay by Sibylle Sunda. It comes with a dust jacket, durable library binding and 8 pt. black linen cover (100% cotton, treated with water-based acrylic for extra resiliency), and can be ordered online.

Join (Micronaut) as he sheds light on the blurring line of artistic versus scientific image, showing how the latter can uncannily wander towards the former…

About the cover: Portrait of a giant knight in his own kingdom (Catflea; Ctenocephalides felis)

About the author: Martin Oeggerli is an internationally established scientific photographer who has developed his unique work-flow and pictorial language. His photorealistic works are highly valued by art collectors and scientists all around the world, and have been published by the greatest names in science and photography, such as BBC, Nature, VOGUE and National Geographic.

Sample spreads: