Parasympathetic Fever Dream, 2023, thuja occidentalis arborvitae plants, soil, stainless steel, humidity monitors, full-spectrum LED lights, 450nm spectrum lasers, 13.5 x 13.5 x 7.5ft, 4.1 x 4.1 x 2.25m.
A new installation work at SculptureCenter, NYC, as part of the In Practice series.
"The circadian rhythms of four hedges are altered to wake during our night, and sleep during our day. Standing in an X-shaped formation, a central crux directs visitor movement. Gallery hours are during the plants' dormancy, anticipating a tryst in the twilight. Four blue-spectrum lasers form immaterial connection between the hedges."
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