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15 x 50 x 6 cm terracotta on metal brace Courtesy of the artist

From a distance it looks as if a green shape is floating through space. Taking a closer look, we discover that the green, hilly landscape is growing on a terracotta torso. It provides the soil for the chia seeds which grow into a tightknit green fur. When the fur is removed, it is as if the torso is being skinned. The texture of growing seeds is shaped like a T-shirt: grown in 1 week and to be worn for a day.

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