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I don’t think you’re ready for this jelly..

The Darwin Tank is a mesmerizing magnifying receptacle for watching the poetic movement of jellyfish with a continuous filtration system to keep them moving and alive.

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By Tiffany Michalski
Posted 16. 11. 2015
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The Darwin Tank is a mesmerizing magnifying receptacle for watching the poetic movement of jellyfish with a continuous filtration system to keep them moving and alive. The minds behind this design The Darwin Sect aka Florence Samain and Dave Monfort, two naturalists passionate about design objects “which can reawaken childlike wonder” and to “highlight the creativity of nature and its infinite beauty characterized by the originality of shapes, patterns and colors that compose it.”

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Similarly, Walter Hugo & Zoniel placed a giant tank of jellyfish in a derelict building in Liverpool. At exactly 10pm each night a gate on the abandoned building would lift revealing the installation behind.

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