Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Enlist Vik Muniz, Others to Encourage Vaccination

January 7th, 2015

Vik Muniz's infected liver cell prints, via NYTIn an effort to increase global vaccination rates for easily preventable illnesses, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has commissioned a group of artists to create works centered around encouraging disease prevention.  Among the artists is Vik Muniz, who has been experimenting with biological infection as a generative force for intricate printed works.  “Normally, patterns are soothing structures,” Mr. Muniz says, “and all of a sudden, there’s a lot of drama.”

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