The Human Super Organism” is an interactive installation that focuses on the bacteria from the hands. Participants place their hands on an interactive screen which acts as a virtual Petri dish and reveals the ways in which diverse colonies of bacteria from the human hands can be grown in the lab on agar.

Super-organism is an ongoing series of artworks investigating the human microbiome by Alex May and Anna Dumitriu. It currently comprises a full body interactive installation commissioned by Cinekid Festival in Amsterdam, and a video installation “Super-organism: The Living Microbiome” commissioned by The Wellcome Collection for The Evening Standard “1000” award ceremony at The Francis Crick Institute and “The Human Super-organism” commissioned by Eden Project focussing on the bacteria from the hands as part of their permanent exhibition “Invisible You: The Human Microbiome”.