Cornelia Hesse-Honegger, scientific illustrator and science artist, was born in 1944 in Zurich, Switzerland. For 25 years she worked as a scientific illustrator for the scientific department of the Natural History Museum at the University of Zurich. Since the catastrophe of Chernobyl in 1986, she has collected, studied and painted morphologically disturbed insects, which she finds in the fallout areas of Chernobyl as well as near nuclear installations.
His wise old eyes tell a story of life and his body a story of colour. This piece explores the subtle and bold movements of these beautiful birds. It is about being optimistic and enjoying life to the fullest. "As the sun colours flowers, so does art colour life" John Lubbock