Petri Terra Nova | 2020

Petri Terra Nova, Michael Saup MMXX, digital world view
Original photo courtesy of US Department of Agriculture ARS, Ken Hammond

The petrification of the fossil world – The emergence of the infossil

The petri dishes show 2 contemporary maps with an agenda:

  • the left one being the “Airocean World Map” by Buckmister Fuller and Shoji Sadao (1954),
  • the right one being the “Danseiji IV World Map” by Justin Kunimune (2019), an improved version as it does not split the oceans, where an assumed 90% of all life resides.