Jung Hsu


Conceptual illustration, 2020
Jung Hsu

Humans’ understanding of microorganisms in the body is still in the developing stage. In the past few years, whole genome sequencing (WGS) has been used to obtain data on the number of overall microorganisms. Many more detailed studies on bacterial species and colonies are still in progress.

The body map project hopes to show the ambition of human beings to explore the microbial population and the desire of human beings to control their own body. It also presenting an angle from microbes as residents. Hopes to truthfully present the colonization and positioning of the current microbial species.

Using maps to present the main microbiome of the human body, including the skin, oral cavity, digestive tract, vagina and other major organs.