About the Book
Engineers borrow designs from nature in a process called biomimicry. The Reciprocal Biomimicry Initiative by artist Jonathon Keats is an attempt to return the favor, providing nature with the benefits of human technology and humorously addressing our relationship with the natural world.
The Samek Art Museum is a program of Bucknell University that creates meaningful encounters between artists, students, scholars, the public and works of art. These encounters occur in the Samek Gallery, the Downtown Gallery, the Museum Collection Study Room, Connections Gallery, and the Project Room. Presenting visual art in critical contexts is consistent with Bucknell’s high academic standards, the Museum challenges students and extend the intellectual life on campus in an informal lifelong learning environment. The Museum is an academic art lab where experimental art, innovative curatorial practices, and co-curricular programming generate new ways to engage and inspire audiences.