object/organism

object/organism explores how humans are inextricably rooted in, and entangled with, the natural world.

Humans are a part of nature, yet in pursuit of industrial and technological advancement, we have separated ourselves from the Earth. Confronting our material relationships, the work points toward a future in which human-made and nature-grown become one.

Mycelium binds with agricultural hemp hurds to create a solid composite- alive, breathing, autonomous and organic. Once unmoulded, it is taken over by fruiting bodies that emerge from the structure.

 

Mycelium and birch plywood, 33 x 33 x 65 cm, 2022