It's not size that matters
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It's not size that matters

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Artist Maria Fernanda Cardoso has created images and models of insect genitalia. Some of her works will be in her Museum of Copulatory Organs in this year's Sydney Biennale. Colour pictures by Tamara Dean. Selected images available from www.fairfaxsyndication.com. Folllow us at http://twitter.com/photosSMH.

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Artist Maria Fernanda Cardoso who works with images of insect penises for her exhibition 'It's Not Size That Matters'. Pictured with work depicting the penis of a 'Notomicia Divera -Harvestman'.Photo: Tamara Dean

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Work depicting 'Damsel Fly' genitalia.Photo: Tamara Dean

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Works depicting the penis of a 'Notomicia Divera -Harvestman'.Photo: Tamara Dean

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Work depicting 'Pseudoscorpions Spermatophores'.Photo: Tamara Dean

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Work depicting 'Salamander Spermatophores'.Photo: Tamara Dean

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Work depicting the penis of 'Mite Spermatophores'.Photo: Tamara Dean

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Work depicting 'Damsel Fly' genitalia.Photo: Tamara Dean

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Artist Maria Fernanda Cardoso pictured in her studio at Sydney College of the Arts in Rozelle.Photo: Tamara Dean

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Electromicroscopic scan of the Thelbunus mirabilus penis (Harvestman) Opiliones. Image courtesy of Redlands Westpac Art Prize.

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Electromicroscopic scan of the Phanerobunus asperrimus penis (Harvestman) Opiliones. Image courtesy of Redlands Westpac Art Prize.

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Electromicroscopic scan of the Pyenganella Stricta penis (Harvestman) Opiliones. Image courtesy of Redlands Westpac Art Prize.

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Electromicroscopic scan of the Notomincia Divera penis Opiliones (back). Image courtesy of Redland Westpac Art Prize.

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Electromicroscopic scan of the Allonuncia Grandis (front) penis Opiliones front. Image courtesy of Redlands Westpac Art Prize.

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Electromicroscopic scan of the Allonuncia Grandis Penis Opiliones (back). Image courtesy of Redlands Westpac Art Prize.

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