‘auxetic’ in their genetic coding, Spores explore material and pattern at the intersection of order and indeterminacy.

debuted in the art action Klebewesen in 2014, fluorescent orange Spores celebrated the strangeness and beauty of diasporic populations in unexpected places throughout Duisburg, Germany.

measuring 3 to 6 inches, these wire-formed creatures later sported different claddings —plaster, copper, gun-metal, chrome — and colonized various surfaces in Los Angeles.