A few rainy Sundays ago, I decided to make my way over to District 10, to check out the FITO Museum. (First Museum of Traditional Vietnamese Medicine). I had read some great reviews online, and eventually my curiosity had gotten the best of me. First stop, coffee. Next stop, Q10.
When we walk into the Meldrum Science Center on a Friday afternoon, the piece is already nearing completion. From the height of a second-floor balcony looking down, it appears as a 30-foot white circle on the wooden floor below. In the center, an organic form created by an absence of salt seems to push tendrils out towards the periphery, like a bacterial growth in a giant petri dish.