La Naissance d'une Feuille
(The Birth of a Leaf, series 2)
As the days pass, I watch my plants grow, there are things I never really noticed or paid attention to - the way the leaves are born, one by one, they unwind, the texture is glossy and new like the moist skin of a newborn or the inside of my own mouth, with tiny plant arteries wrapping around and carrying nutrients.I read something about how humans personify non human things when they are lonely. I am doing something different. Rather than projecting human traits onto the "beings" in my environment, I try to take on their traits. I perform excercises in feeling and moving, being like a plant, like an octopus, I try to see how their experiences are each day, the way they move slowly and have to adapt if anything disturbs them. I spend my days often staring for a long time at the plants and thinking.