The hydrophobic tails of the phospholipid bi-layer protect the pondering Water Being within it's cell walls. He looks out, as a vintage hydropower mechanism pumps water in and out of the cell, maintaining homeostasis within his space. He's trying to figure out how his thriving species can achieve homeostasis with the outside world...
Mixed media on wood. Framed in oak.
11" x 14" x 2.5"