Maurice Mikkers fuses art and science. Certified as a Medical Laboratory Analyst in 2007, he then shifted to studying Interactive Media Design at the Royal Art Academy in The Hague (KABK). Later, working with photography as a medium, he began to observe substances from everyday life under a microscope. Starting with medication, drugs and food additives for the series Micrograph Stories, Mikkers diverted his attention to taking a closer look at tears in 2015. The resulting body of work, Imaginarium of Tears, will be presented at REUSE x RISE.