Angus is known for her site-specific installations that use large numbers of insects arranged in ornamental patterns that she has been creating since 1999. Angus anthropomorphizes insects in the hope that she can change people's entomophobia and create an interest in the role that insects play in ecosystems.
In 2005, the Textile Museum of Canada showed 'A terrible beauty', a site-specific installation involving 15000 insects organized in ornamental patterns similar to those found on wallpaper and textiles. The exhibition won the 2006 Exhibition Award from the Ontario Association of Art Galleries.
In 2015, Angus participated in the exhibition 'Wonder', that celebrated the reopening of the Smithsonian's Renwick Gallery in Washington, D.C. with a site-specific installation called 'The Midnight Garden' that used sustainably harvested insects. At the 'Wonder' exhibition at the Renwick Gallery, Angus' installation consisted of about 5,000 dried insects. Work by Angus is in the collection of the Museum of Arts and Design and the fibre art collection of Idea Exchange.
Angus is the author of the 2013 fantasy novel, 'In Search of Goliathus Hercules', which tells the Victorian-era story of a young boy who discovers that he can speak to insects and sets out to find a giant insect on the Malay Peninsula.
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