I wrote, narrated, scored, and illustrated (with pencil, micron pen, and watercolor) a short film about Plants: this one on the topic of air layering.
I work at a public garden as a gardener. I have recently started up a tumblr blog for the garden in addition to my own personal tumblr blog which I've introduced in a previous Metafilter Projects post. [more inside]
Due to a relatively recent increase in my obsession with plants, during which I have accumulated enough houseplants that I need a spreadsheet to keep track of them, I decided to start a blog devoted to the darn things. Or, more specifically, to the custom-made areas dedicated to their growth. [more inside]
I am a gardener. I've been meaning to start blogging about what I do for quite some time. This is a tumblr blog mainly of my own photography of gardens and plants. [more inside]
An interactive installation using motors and the amazing, touch-reactive Mimosa Pudica plant, The Sensitive Screen is a hilariously slow-moving, living screen. When motors brush certain plants, the leaves collapse inwards -- these function as "off pixels" against the "on pixels" of the open plants. Since it takes about ten minutes for the plants to reopen, The Sensitive Screen moves at the blazingly fast speed of 6 frames per hour. A little more on the project can be found here.
I make artwork about the natural world; my most recent involves watercolor drawings of anole lizards and interactive live plant pedestals. I also have series of roadkill and dodo oil pastel drawings. As a bonus, I uploaded videos of students poking at the plants in the interactive pieces and saying things like, "I think we should light them on fire." And then doing so.