Group Exhibition, Art & Ecology in the 5th Quadrant, 2007
This installation emerges from the interstices of nature and culture, expressing the reality of liminal spaces we inhabit. Can we determine what is nature, or more aptly define what is not nature? Inspired by the intersection between nature and artifice in the city, this work juxtaposes moss with cones made from mud extracted from a polluted riverbed. Moss is one of the plants that can actually feed on urban waste, cleansing the soil that surrounds it while subsisting in its growth. This floor installation embodies the contradictions of urban development and yet suggests a new relationship between civilization and nature as not two separate entities but one.