TOKYO-2020 Fine Art / Abstract

From Grape to Stars

  • Prize
    Silver in Fine Art/Abstract
  • Photographer
    Patrick Desgraupes
  • Technical Info
    Full Frame Dslr- 50 Mm
  • Photo Date

These photographs represent tanks of wine in fermentation, seen from above. Scientists have shown that the molecular diversity of a wine makes it possible to trace the evolution of its life and to read a "memory" of men. Furthermore, the slow evolution of the chemical particles of a wine inside a bottle is, on a smaller scale, similar to the evolution of microorganisms in the universe. So they use wine as a model to study the cosmos. Quoting a poet, Richard Feynman, Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on quantum mechanics said: "The whole universe is in a glass of wine ...»