C. MUTICA’S HYPOTHETICAL JOURNEY

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C. Mutica’s Hypothetical Journey (2005) tells the story of a ‘skeleton-shrimp’ named Caprella Mutica. A small marine organism, originally from Vladivostok that probably with ballast water spread throughout the world. This highly adaptable and opportunistic specie was first discovered in the Northeast Pacific in 1930 and was in 1999 detected in Norway. It is today being researched whether it is …

OASIS

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Oasis (2005) deals with plants produced for indoor use such as malls and hotels. The plants are often preserved, a process where they remain real but everlasting (ref. video ‘a landscape with no horizon’). Prior to the preservation process the plants are disassembled hence the preserved plants consist of modules, which are later put together according to the customer’s wish. …

A LANDSCAPE WITH NO HORIZON

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A Landscape with No Horizon (2004) follows the journey of tropical plants from nature to a shopping mall, via a factory where they are preserved. The plants look identical afterwards as prior to the preservation process, but they’ve become everlasting. The plants, which are disassembled before the process are reconstructed according to the wish of the customer. The voiceover is …