Quote: Jacques Dulieu

On the discovery of an unusual and disquieting botany… “It is from these very notions that its plants, mysteriously alienated from the events of growth and decay, which struggle for the dominion of the biosphere, appear to draw their vital juices, and thereby emerge perennially immune, outside the sphere of…

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Quote: Franco Russoli

“These organisms, whose physical being is sometimes flabby and sometimes porous, at other times osseous but fragile, breaking open to display huge colonies of seeds or bulbs which grow and ferment in the blind hope of some vital metamorphosis, that seem to struggle against a soft, but impenetrable skin –…

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Porta Hedge @ Free Museum of Dallas Remote Site

Situated in a concrete front yard on Fondren Drive, just beyond the intersection with Airline, the Porta Hedge (Birder’s Retreat) is currently providing one University Park household some privacy and a bit of evergreen to look at out their window. From the Porta Hedge’s concealed interior space, individuals also have…

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‘Artificial Green’ Released by Greg Gleason

Greg Gleason accompanied me in New Jersey, Washington D.C. and Baltimore in late spring of 2009, documenting the construction of the Porta Hedge – Mobile Observation Lab, an installation at the U.S. Botanic Garden and some artificial tree planting.  Greg recently compiled our conversations about my projects and our outings…

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