David Littschwager

A World in One Cubic Foot: Portraits of Biodiversity

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Aired On: Nov 7, 2013

David Littschwager discusses his book project A World in One Cubic Foot: Portraits of Biodiversity. This project began with a question: How much life exists in just one cubic foot? The imagined cube became a frame made of stainless steel rod that could travel and be set up in a variety of environments. Liittschwager's goal was to photograph, as precisely and faithfully as possible, every creature that lived in or passed through the cube.

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David Liittschwager

David Liittschwager is a contributing photographer to National Geographic and other magazines. Recipient of numerous awards, Liittschwager lectures and exhibits his work in both fine art and natural history contexts.

Liittschwager’s book project A World in One Cubic Foot: Portraits of Biodiversity began with a question: How much life exists in just one...

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Organized in collaboration with National Geographic magazine, this exhibit celebrates the iconic publication’s 125-year anniversary.

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