Cast metal sculptures of fire ant colonies that are made by pouring molten metal directly into an ant colony. The sculptures reveal the varying colony designs.  This is a very controversial art-form.  Something to consider, however, is that fire ants are a pest in the US, and their bite is very painful.  Having no known predators, they are slowly killing off native ant species.

Ant Colony Sculptures Made by Pouring Molten Metal into Ant Nests

Cast metal sculptures of fire ant colonies that are made by pouring molten metal directly into an ant colony. The sculptures reveal the varying colony designs. This is a very controversial art-form. Something to consider, however, is that fire ants are a pest in the US, and their bite is very painful. Having no known predators, they are slowly killing off native ant species.

Casting A Fire Ant Colony's Tunnels w/ Molten Aluminum

Casting A Fire Ant Colony's Tunnels w/ Molten Aluminum

Ant Mound Art Casting A Fire Ant Colony’s Tunnels w/ Molten Aluminum

Ant hill craft for kids.     Mix sand and glue together put on a plate let children shape mound into an ant hill. Use a straw to make the hole.  I could not find plastic ants so we used the bottom of pencil in paint after sand dried for a couple days....

Ant hill craft for kids. Mix sand and glue together put on a plate let children shape mound into an ant hill. Use a straw to make the hole. I could not find plastic ants so we used the bottom of pencil in paint after sand dried for a couple days....

Video: Fire-ant colony + molten aluminum = incredible art | 						NOLA.com

Video: Fire-ant colony + molten aluminum = incredible art

Video: Fire-ant colony + molten aluminum = incredible art | NOLA.com

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Huge Red Ant Colony Aluminum Art Casting Sculpture Anthill Ant Hill 32x22x11 | eBay

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Fire Ant Hill Colony Casting , Aluminum Sculpture By Subterranean Arts

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Extra Large Aluminum Fire Ant Colony Casting Anthill Ant Hill Fire Ant Art | eBay

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Giant Aluminum Fire Ant Colony Casting One of a Kind Art Sculpture

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Amazingly Complex Ant Hills Cast as Aluminum Sculptures - My Modern Metropolis

Amazingly Complex Ant Hills Cast as Aluminum Sculptures

Amazingly Complex Ant Hills Cast as Aluminum Sculptures - My Modern Metropolis

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Hometalk :: Ant Hill Art

molten aluminum used to cast a fire ant colony... removing an invasive species and making art... WANT

molten aluminum used to cast a fire ant colony... removing an invasive species and making art... WANT

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Making Ant Hill Art Sculpture Statue! see video at link: http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=9c4_1386672510

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Pouring hot aluminum into an ant hill reveals its secret hidden beauty

Pouring hot aluminum into an ant hill reveals its secret hidden beauty

Anthill Art sells cast metal sculptures of ant colonies that are made by pouring molten metal directly into an ant colony. The sculptures reveal the varying colony designs of different ant species,…

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