A Garden Raised by Television

Arnoud van den Heuvel
October 6th 2008

 

This installation is called Feed and raises ferns that can survive under conditions of extreme lighting.
The television screens provide light to the plants, which grow towards them in a constricted space, eventually colliding.

fernsehen / feed

If I could make a title suggestion for this piece; the German word for "watching TV" is Fernsehen.
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Andy Buddenbaum
Posted 08/10/2008 – 09:02

I hope the plants don't put the TV's on standby , which will cost a lot of energy and increases global warming...

Arnoud van den Heuvel
Posted 07/10/2008 – 00:48

I wonder what a garden raised by the internet would look like.

Koert van Mensvoort
Posted 06/10/2008 – 18:19

Apparently that pessimistic culture critic that wrote television turns you into a vegetable was telling the truth after all.

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