Paula Hayes - Nocturne of the Limax Maximus (2010)
"Inspired by the leopard slug, a hermaphroditic animal with mating rituals quite unique in the natural world. Two twine around each other to form a caduceus shape, then suspend themselves in mid-air from a long mucous string. The incandescent blue male organs of each emerge from the tops of their heads and, likewise, twine around the other’s to form a glowing orb that slowly morphs into a flowerlike form.”
This flower shaped confetti contains flower seeds that grow into wildflowers. It is hand made and biodegradable so it leaves no waste. Via
The so called Looking-glass mangrove, Heritiera littoralis (Malvaceae) is a species of mangrove found on the shores of the Indian and West Pacific Oceans.
“Saigonese love their life with a large variety of tropical plants and flowers in their balconies, courtyards and streets… The front and back façades are entirely composed of layers of concrete planters cantilevered from two side walls”
My house needs to be like this!
Artist Rachel Sussman is obsessed with very old things that are still alive. No, not certain members of the British aristocracy.