Why do insects inspire so much fear and fascination? Is it their exoskeletal forms, their unnatural amount of legs, or their unexpected movements? Supposedly humans are hardwired to be afraid of bugs, but some of people can’t get enough of them. Bug collecting has been a popular hobby for hundreds of years. During the Victorian era, insect collecting became a widespread pastime.
Children are the biggest fans of bugs and tend to look for them during backyard explorations. They keep them as pets, experiments, and souvenirs. In the ongoing theme of childlike wonder and curiosity, Insecta explores the theme of whimsical bugs found in magical places. Imagine the creatures in Neverland, Wonderland, or Middle Earth. They would most definitely come with their own unique and cringe-worthy features.
What would bugs look like if they were not limited by the constraints of reality? Would they have human and animals faces to blend in with their surrounding? Or skeletal forms to scare off predators? There are limitless realities when it comes to the imagination. Insecta inspires creativity and ingenuity. It invites you to embrace the unpredictable and to be pleasantly surprised by the results.
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