Painted by Xandolino (Alexandre Freitas). Photo by Chris Proud via Dr Siouxsie Wiles

Painted by Xandolino (Alexandre Freitas). Photo by Chris Proud via Dr Siouxsie Wiles

Be wowed by the eerie glow of bioluminescent bacteria as art and science unite for SciGlow at Silo Park Auckland, 3-4 December.


Microbiologist Dr Siouxsie Wiles has teamed up with artists, schoolchildren and bioluminescent bugs to create the unique bacterial paintings in giant petri dishes. View intriguing artworks by professional artists or try your own hand at creating a living, glowing masterpiece.


Proudly sponsored by the Maurice Wilkins Centre for Molecular Biodiscovery, Te Pūnaha Matatini and the University of Auckland.