I first thought that the series was entirely made up. The scientific contraptions look very unscientific…turns out I was wrong, these images show genuine scientific experiments. The photographer never explains what they are about exactly, leaving the viewer imagine and speculate.
“I want to show the similarities between artistic and scientific work,” Stier told The Independent. “We are both swallowed by the same motivation and obsession. It’s a sort of loop of trial and error without a clear outcome.”