Monday, February 19, 2018

Aestheticizing Darwin's Ideas

Ernst Haeckel

 Selections from the the film Proteus, a documentary concerning the life, work, and philosophy of Ernst Haeckel, a 19th century naturalist. The film tells of the man's character and influences while using his detailed engravings of Radiolaria, single celled marine organisms, to make animated progressions. 

Jean Painleve

Extract from Jean Painlevé The Seahorse 1934