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Blown Glass, Beam Splitter Glass, LCD Screen, Aluminium, Polycarbonate Control Film, Acrylic, Digital Content, Bespoke Electronics.
Requires 110-220v Power Input
440 (W), 730 (H), 600 (D) mm
17.3 (W), 28.7 (H), 23.6 (D) inches
A neotropical butterfly natively found in South America, the morpho helena is immediately recognised by the shimmering shades of striking blue on its upper wing surface. These colours are not the result of pigmentation, but rather an example of iridescence, an optical phenomenon in which hues change according to the angle from which the surface is viewed.
House within the bell jar, three of these butterflies are seen to flutter around their environment, eventually coming to rest on a sprouting branch.