Public Art: Pollen Grain

Pollen Grain

This group of seven carved oak sculptures were made by Steve Geliot for the University of Brighton's new halls of residence in 2004. The detailed, organic patterned pieces are approximately one meter in diameter and were inspired by electron microscope images of pollen grains.

Steve Geliot works in sculpture and public art and frequently makes site-specific commissioned work. A theme through a lot of Geliot's work is a fascination with the cleverness of nature, of how it changes and responds.  He works with architects and landscape architects, as well as with other artists. Some of Geliot's recent work in Brighton can be seen at the New England Quarter near to Brighton Station. For more information on Geliot's work or to contact him, go to

See the next artwork: Series of Carved Oak Sculptures