Treviso - Italy
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Grand-Métis (Québec) CANADA
(with Nicola Sutto) The Festival is an opportunity to engage in a critical examination of the theory and practice of the art of gardens, offering a host of points of view on this contemporary art form. The goal of the event is to stimulate new creation by presenting temporary projects that question the very idea of the garden in light of its history and its place in today’s society and enjoy new sensory experiences. The installation for the call for proposals of the International Garden Festival Les Jardins de Métis / Reford Gardens puts into question the very idea of the garden and its design. A garden to be considered as such must have flowers and plants? Is not time the fundamental element of seasonality and changes in the garden? So even the logs can be garden, recording the annual growth of the tree. Each circle represents a vegetative cycle. The installation, then, as metaphor of time and as paradox of the components of traditiona