Willard Wigan

Hold your breath for micro-sculpture

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Filmed Jan 2009 at TEDGlobal 2009
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Willard Wigan tells the story of how a difficult and lonely childhood drove him to discover his unique ability — to create art so tiny that it can't be seen with the naked eye. His slideshow of figures, as seen through a microscope, can only be described as mind-boggling.

Willard Wigan
/ Micro-sculptor

Willard Wigan sculpts figures small enough to fit on the head of a pin. To create these microscopic masterpieces, he works diligently through the stillest hours of the night, between his own heartbeats.  Full bio.

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