Telluric Vibrations, UCLA Botanical Gardens – Los Angeles

Workshop: Microbial Theater

Mick Lorusso and Joel Ong

Thu Sep 10, 2020, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
All times are given in Central European Summer Time (CEST / UTC +2).

In this workshop participants will learn about the microbiome to develop their own stories about microbes, collect and observe samples using microscopy, and create short performances based on their stories and findings.

Specific conditions such as infrastructure and materials:
-Drawing pad/field journal
-Pencil and pen
-Smartphone or computer with camera app/software
-Digital Optical Microscope
-Plug and play USB microscope (suggested Amscope ) Jiusion , Canada ,
-Or DIY Digital Microscope, DIY Phone Microscope (see pre-workshop requirements)
-Microscope slides and cover slips on Amscope
-Filtered or deionized water with pipette (dropper)

Pre-workshop requirements:
-Purchase or build microscope
-References for making DIY microscopes:
-DIY Phone Microscope:
-DIY Computer Webcam USB Microscope:
-Test your microscope (if USB microscope, connect to computer and examine some samples, suggestions: hair, salt, dirt, etc.)

Panel: Post-Pandemic Provocations – Roger Malina, Joel Slayton,
and Nina Czegledy