"As we walk through our landscapes, we glance over what is repeated, the common plants, almost forgetting their existence. Then suddenly, something pops out, something catches our eye. We walk towards it and get down on our knees to see if we recognize it and know it by name." (Linda Jennings, Botanist, UBC)
A public participatory project with twenty adult ESL learners, who contributed to the audio-video work Proverbial Botany, designed in collaboration with digital media specialist Derek Tan and sound artist Andreas Kahre.
Presented in video format during my exhibition "From Meadows, Woodlands Far and Near", at Beaty Biodiversity Museum, UBC Campus, Vancouver, 2016
Public interacting with "botanical literacy" of Lone Valley Herbarium Scroll work during exhibition "From Meadows, Woodlands Far and Near", at Beaty Biodiversity Museum, UBC Campus, Vancouver, 2016
Lone Valley Herbarium Scrolls I, II, III; watercolor illustrations on 10 m x 46 cm Mulberry-tree paper; at Beaty Biodiversity Museum, 2016
Unscrolling of Lanzara Herbarium Scroll, watercolour illustrations on 10 m x 46 cm Mulberry paper, at Giardino Della Minerva, Salerno Italy, 2009, in collaboration with sound performers Catherine Fern Lewis and Biagio Blaise Francia