Things I learnt about Life on Earth while making “The Path” (Part 1)

The Path: A visual representation of the Open Tree of Life

The Path: A visual representation of the Open Tree of Life

As you may or may not know, I’ve spent a fair amount of the last few months working on this artwork, “The Path”. It’s a representation of the 2.3 million species of organism that are present in the Open Tree of Life (some more information can be found here). While I made it, I learned some awesome things about life and how we categorise it, and I figured I’d share them here: Continue reading