The Glia Series

“Tall Glia” was inspired by the research my brother, Daniel Goldman, is leading at the The Molecular & Behavioral Neuroscience Institute, Ann Arbor Michigan. I spent a portion of fall 2006 working in the Institute creating a scientific visualization animation. I became enamored with the beauty of this magical cell, which may hold the secret to how the retina cells of zebra fish repair themselves following injury. In the “Glia Series” these cell forms have been abstracted to a high degree. The correlation with human anatomy is fascinating. The Glia cell’s ability to function like stem cells make them a compelling contemporary subject matter.