Living Art Blends Ceramics and Horticulture

April 30, 2013 by

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Inspired by his own landscape designs and a trip to his native Japan, Brooklyn-based artist and landscape designer Mineo Mizuno integrates ceramics and horticulture in Coexistence, an installation of living art forms.

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Mizuno leverages his expertise in glazes to work with flattened ceramic spheres onto which he dots with holes and plants moss.

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After the large pebble-like spheres enjoy a period of shade and mist, the moss grows into an organic outer skin, functioning a bit like a traditional ceramic glaze, yet still responsive like a plant to the effects of temperature and humidity.

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HT Toildrops.

 

6 Comments »

  1. Forbidden News » Artist creates symbiotic sculptures of ceramic and living moss Pingback said:

    […] to Inhabitat and Urban Gardens, Mizuno collects his mosses during his early bike rides and after planting them, waters them with a […]

    — May 23, 2013 @ 08:51

  2. Artist creates symbiotic sculptures of ceramic and living moss – Treehugger (blog) – artists online | Fonte English Pingback said:

    […] to Inhabitat and Urban Gardens, Mizuno collects his mosses during his primeval cycle rides and after planting them, humour them […]

    — May 23, 2013 @ 08:54

  3. Artist creates symbiotic sculptures of ceramic and living moss – Treehugger (blog) – artists online Pingback said:

    […] to Inhabitat and Urban Gardens, Mizuno collects his mosses during his primeval cycle rides and after planting them, humour them […]

    — May 23, 2013 @ 09:23

  4. Little Outdoor Kylie Pingback said:

    […] perfect combination of ceramics and greenery, these pieces by Mineo Mizuno are wonderfully simplistic and I love how these look when they’re introduced back into […]

    — February 1, 2014 @ 12:36

  5. Azuma Makoto's Frozen Botanical Sculptures Pingback said:

    […] not found in nature. For his Art of Plants, Azuma merged art and fashion in a massive living art installation where thousands of plants climbed the interior walls of Japanese department […]

    — June 26, 2015 @ 16:57

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    […] Living Art Blends Ceramics and Horticulture […]

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