Friday, November 13, 2009

Inhabitat: Real Grass Art

An installation of real grass at Wimbledon: three tennis players (well, two tennis players and a long-time groundsman) photographed in a process that takes place during a week spent in a darkened room.



In discovering more about this process, I came across a wonderful blog:
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The artistic team of Ackroyd and Harvey projected black and white images for 12 hours at a time onto grass panels, which absorbed light and responded by producing chlorophyll to different degrees. A bit like when I leave the hose out on the lawn for a couple days.