Zhang Yuebai drills a hole into a beetle to attach mechanical parts to it. Photo: Rachel Cheung

Chinese artist turns insects into steampunk artworks that can sell for US$2,300 a time

Zhang Yuebai combines insect bodies with mechanics from watches and jewellery to make his unusual artworks. He can spend up to a month assembling the intricate and fiddly pieces

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Zhang Yuebai drills a hole into a beetle to attach mechanical parts to it. Photo: Rachel Cheung
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