Posts Tagged ‘botany’

The Poetics Of Herbology

June 22, 2012

  The Poetics Of Herbology performance photos courtesy Varis Sants | Raku photo courtesy Kati Hyypä | utensils and foraging table photos courtesy Gwenn-Aël Lynn   The Poetics Of Herbology from Gwenn-Ael LYNN on Vimeo. images: Forrest kvasnikoff | Editing: Gwenn-Aël Lynn In june 2012, I was fortunate to be awarded a residency in Aizpute, […]

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Tea is the Needle

May 5, 2011

Tea is the Needle     This performance took place at the Nida Art Colony, in Lithuania during the T-R-A-C-E-S symposium: reinventing interdisciplinarity. I devised a tea ritual based on five herbs that grow on the Curonian Spit: Thymus serpyllum, Fragaria vesca, Hypericum perforatum, Rosa canina, Achillea millefolia. The goal of this performance was to […]

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Racines… (jardin parlant)

December 22, 2010

Racines… (jardin parlant) roots… [a speaking garden] from Gwenn-Ael LYNN on Vimeo. An interactive sound enhanced winter garden. Foreigners, and nationals with experience abroad, recommended the plants constituting this installation. While in residence, I met with them and conducted interviews discussing the metaphor of roots, as pertaining to one’s origins. During the exhibition, abstracts from […]

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Urban Communal Mint Garden

November 30, 2007

Urban Communal Mint Garden     Urban guerrilla garden.

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Great Lakes Herbal Tea Project

August 10, 2007

Great Lakes Herbal Tea Project Gallery 2, Chicago, Illinois. Plants, tea kettle, modified tube (for the sound), hot plates, wood shelves, glass cups. An installation/performance. 5 herbs/roots native to the Great Lakes region, each emitting a specific pitch while boiling, were served to visitors. Scents and sounds were matched in terms of “weight”, “pitch”, and […]

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