some prefer nettles – Museo Marino Marini, Firenze

Poi piovve dentro a l’alta fantasia, Museo Marino Marini, Firenze, Italy. May 25 – June 30, 2007. Curated by a.titolo

some prefer nettles (2007) digital installation. 3D animation, silent. loop 8 min. 
The incessant growth of this infesting plant is the matrix for a reflection on survival, on visibility and on free movement. For many people nettles are just a weed, something to get rid of. 

one year’s seed, seven years weed, Stereo audio installation. 
Two voices whisper an elaboration of written interventions found in some blogs that discuss weeds, infesting plants and stinging nettles, usually with the purpose to fight them and to avoid them.


Installation in the crypt of the Museo Marino Marini, 2007.