Plant Hybridization

This was a group exhibition centred around the theme of nature, and its manipulation by humankind. The title is from an essay by Gregor Mendel, a German biologist, which discusses differences in the genetic inheritance of various species of pea. 

The work I contributed, made from paper-mache, was titled Make like a tree. It depicted a vaguely gumtree-like branch, draped over a cardboard box, and held in place with with a brick. On one end of the branch hung a white plastic bag - a symbol of humankind's urge to posses, and a sign of surrender.

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