Stories tagged Alessia Giardino

Pretty pollution: The discolored wisps are indicators of pollution. Pretty, huh?
Pretty pollution: The discolored wisps are indicators of pollution. Pretty, huh?Courtesy Birmingham Museums & Art Gallery
An artist uses white cement treated with a light-sensitive photo-catalytic nano coating to make pollution pretty. As the cement is exposed to the air, the areas not protected by the nano coating begin to discolor, revealing a delightful design, as well as its nasty culprit.