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Forest · Liverpool Biennial Episode 2

28m · Art Against the World · 11 Mar 13:48

How can art respond to ecological challenges? Jorge Menna Barreto relates how his “stomach sculpture” protects the Amazon rainforest, and video artist Bo Zheng discusses whether we can have sex with plants. We are joined by curator Margarida Mendes. Presenter Vid Simoniti.

LINKS
Liverpool Biennial 2021: find out more about the artists and the exhibition
Twitter: Liverpool Biennial / Vid Simoniti
Instagram: Liverpool Biennial

Works featured

Jorge Menna Barreto
Il Restauro (2016)
https://www.visibleproject.org/blog/project/restauro-environmental-sculpture-32a-bienal-of-so-paulo-brazil/

Bo Zheng
Pteridophilia (2016)
http://zhengbo.org/2018_PP3.html

commentator Margarida Mendes

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Forest · Liverpool Biennial Episode 2

How can art respond to ecological challenges? Jorge Menna Barreto relates how his “stomach sculpture” protects the Amazon rainforest, and video artist Bo Zheng discusses whether we can have sex with plants. We are joined by curator Margarida Mendes. Presenter Vid Simoniti.

LINKS
Liverpool Biennial 2021: find out more about the artists and the exhibition
Twitter: Liverpool Biennial / Vid Simoniti
Instagram: Liverpool Biennial

Works featured

Jorge Menna Barreto
Il Restauro (2016)
https://www.visibleproject.org/blog/project/restauro-environmental-sculpture-32a-bienal-of-so-paulo-brazil/

Bo Zheng
Pteridophilia (2016)
http://zhengbo.org/2018_PP3.html

commentator Margarida Mendes

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