Brazilian artist Vik Muniz suspended various strains of bacteria in Agar gel, creating what Muniz called “a microscopic traffic jam.” Photographs of these bacteria make up the images on this series of six porcelain dinner plates entitled Petri. Plates are entitled Diffuse SalmonellaChiral JamTepid Tip-SplittersTip-Splitting MorphotypeBacteria ChiralityChiral Colony, and Soft Splitting Bacteria. Designed by Muniz in partnership with French manufacturer Bernardaud.

Plates are dishwasher safe.

Each plate measures 10.6”.

Limited edition of 2,500.