They sprouted, grew, and got infested with flies. I had to put them outside where they will eventually die.
Chlorophyll photo printing... Binh Danh puts negatives on plants and exposes them to light for weeks or months. Link to his website:
PHOTO | Mark Dion, Neukom Vivarium, 2006. Courtesy the Seattle Art Museum.
VIDEO | Producer: Susan Sollins & Nick Ravich. Camera: John Gordon Hill. Sound: Charles Tomaras. Editor: Steven
Shane Cooper, Feed
image: copyright 2006 simon jung
For more info: Feed, A garden raised by TV
David Benque, Acoustic Botany
For more info (I don't think I could explain it well enough!): http://www.davidbenque.com/projects/acoustic-botany
Untitled #1336 (Scalapino Nu Shu)
Apple tree, taxidermy Black Melanistic Pheasants, taxidermy Blue India Peacocks, taxidermy Black Shouldered Peacocks, taxidermy Spaulding Peacocks, taxidermy black squirrel, black sand from pig-iron casting, Acrylex 234, black paint, cement, chicken-wire fencing, wood, gravel, sisal, staging rope, cotton rope, insulated foam sealant, pipe, epoxy. threaded rod, wire, screws, jaw-to-jaw swivels.
158 x 247 1/2 x 245 in. (401.3 x 628.7 x 622.3 cm)
Collection of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
Photograph: Elisabeth Bernstein
Kohei Nawa, Pixcell Deer #24
Large branches fell off trees during a storm, and I got these awesome bits. I also dug up plants from my garden... I'm still in the "play" stage.
My aloe tree that was infested with carpenter ants and removed from my studio. Oh well, will have to think of something else...
Alexander Fleming, 1933
Well before Fleming discovered penicillin, he painted with living microbes. To read more:
Edward Steichen, 1936
Steichen was a photographer, painter, curator, and plant breeder. In 1936, MOMA exhibited his delphiniums for one week. To read more: http://www.moma.org/explore/inside_out/2011/03/08/edward-steichen-archive-delphiniums-blue-and-white-and-pink-too/
Image from: http://contemporaryartetc.com/2011/02/19/art-e-facts-83-david-nash/
Christo and Jean-Claud
BioArt is an art practice where humans work with live tissues, bacteria, living organisms, and life processes.