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A New Eco-Kinship
This project is an investigation into the relationship between people and their houseplants, and explores how we might amplify this novel relationship to support our well-being and empathy for nature.
This work aims to reposition our perspective of plants from objects on the edge of animacy by illuminating their liveliness beyond human observation.
The Botanagraph represents the vitality of plants by measuring and mapping their variance of conductivity.
This series of illustrations is a compendium of experiments in bioart, data storytelling, and physical computing.
Each image was generated by a single plant over eight to twelve hours. Plant stakes are engraved with notes shared by houseplant owners during the research process