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Artist:  Jennifer Steinkamp
Title:
Botanic
Date:
2015-16
Dimensions:
  variations come in hidef, vertical hidef, circular or 4:3, Times Square 63 LED displays.
Photo Credits:
Ka-Man Tse for @TSqArts and James Ewing
Part of the Collection:
Stanford Medical Center, Stanford, California, 1.

Exhibition History:

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  1. Leaving No Stone Unturned, Celebrating Conservation International, curated by Marc Friedland, March 10, 2016, exhibited 1.
  2. Midnight Moment, Times Square Arts, New York, May 1-31, 2016, exhibited 1, 3, 4,and 5
  3. Botanic, The Lapis Press, Culver City, California, July 23, 2016. exhibited 1 and the print series.
  4. Passage, ACME. Los Angeles, California, curated by Robert Gunderman and Randy Sommer, August 6 - September 17, 2016. exhibited 2.
  5. Jennifer Steinkamp: Selections from the Botanic Series, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas, curated by René Paul Barilleaux, August 30, 2016 - January 8, 2017. exhibited 3.
  6. Frieze, London, United Kingdom, greengrassi, October 6-9, 2016, exhibited 6.

Description: A botanical garden is a collection of plants labeled with their botanical names typically housed within an educational context. Flowering plants are animated inside a cubic framework that utilizes the outer edges of the video as a container. The flowers are blown by an unseen force, which causes the plants to collide with each other and the edges of the frame. With each collision, they break apart into a collection of seeds, twigs, leaves and petals. The animations loop forward and back, transitioning between breaking apart and coming back together.

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