what if i let nature make artworks what if i wrap, fold, roll, embrace and let plants leave their trace giving nature back its power letting go my ego dye plants, tannin plants with upgraded ancient techniques from the center towards a new planet connection
the long wait
biophilia cracks underneeth biophilia cracks there’s an urge this overpraising urge to do things in collaboration. and this time the collaborator is nature. nature as it is, big, strong, mighty, filled with secrets, ready to be unveiled layer by layer, like an onion. giving back its voice i will let nature do the paintings so […]
biophila cracks, starting the paintings
This week was quite exciting, Diving into nature, picking some plants i’ve researched being used for dyeing and also as mordants to make the colours bind better to the textile. Alchemy! I rolled the plants in the silk and the wool, and they could dive in the pond to bond.
Biophilia cracks. was part of URBANisM, in the city of Mechelen, B, during the summer of 2015. Bellis perennis, madeliefje, common daisy Do not pick plants from the streets. Body: Daisies are edible. Expectorans, diuretic. Helps with bruised skin, healing wounds. Parts used: flowering herb Do not use plants from polluted areas. Soil: Common daisy has […]
Biophilia cracks. was part of URBANisM, in the city of Mechelen, B, during the summer of 2015. Stellaria media, vogelmuur, common chickenweed. Do not pick plants from the streets. Body: Stellaria media is edible, delicious and very nutritious. Great to add to salads. In herbalism Stellaria media is used on itch skin, infected skin. It […]