Tag: nature

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Among the Trees

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new exhibition at the Hayward Gallery, London, brings together major works by 38 international artists, and invites us to consider the essential roles that trees and forests play in our lives and psyches

6 March 2020
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Is nature a social construction?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sofía López Mañán seeks to unravel the boundary between the natural and unnatural, questioning how humans perceive their environment through issues of animal trafficking and environmental conservation

26 November 2019

Thirsty, then boosted

Reading Time: 3 minutes What happens when you put a white flower in a vase of coloured water? It’s an experiment some of us might fondly remember from our childhood, magically transforming a bunch of flowers with a dash of food colouring.

But the results are a little more frightening in a similar experiment by French artist Cornelius de Bill Baboul, as his flowers suck the colour out of sugary energy drinks. “I think they look a little bit like dancers,” he says. “Like kids on ecstasy in a techno club celebrating the end of the world”.

10 January 2019