Art and science come together in a mesmerizing new multimedia exhibit entitled, “Living Light: Photographs by Light of Bioluminescent Bacteria,” on display at the Epping Gallery at McHenry County College, 8900 U.S. Hwy. 14 in Crystal Lake, through Mar. 24. This unique solo show at the college’s Epping Gallery from Chicago-based artist and scientist Hunter Cole features photographs of human figures, including portraits, nudes and installations illuminated by a glowing blue light created by bioluminescent bacteria. Cole creates liquid cultures of bacteria, then draws the bacteria into different shapes on Petri dishes using a paintbrush. Finally, she photographs the glowing Petri dishes alongside her subjects to create modern works of provocative symbolism.