Tag: Bonsai

Overgrowth

October 3, 2023 By arne hendriks Off

“Overgrowth“ is a large video projection of a bonsai tree by the British artist Ceal Floyer. The Incredible Shrinking Man first encountered the work during the 53rd Venice Biennale in 2009 where it was presented at the end of a long corridor. As such it…

Japanese Miniatures: Tokonoma

July 26, 2013 By arne hendriks 0

Our cultural environment bombards us with signs that bigger is better. The very notion of shrinking creates such internal conflict that we are inclined to ignore its obvious benefits and condemn the whole idea to the realm of mad science. We lack a framework that…

Japanese Miniatures: Immortal Bonsai

March 9, 2013 By arne hendriks 1

A tree in nature and growing under perfect conditions, will grow until it reaches the predetermined height and width for that species within the given environmental circumstances. Upon reaching full potential the now massive amount of foliage at the incalculable number of branch tips is…

Aquarium Fish & Bonsai Birds

January 10, 2011 By arne hendriks 0

For the Disproportionate Restaurant we will investigate a different range of ingredients. During Transnatural several chefs will create a map of small ingredients and prepare a menu for The Incredible shrinking Man. Both will be offered for tasting. It’s likely that we’ll see a new…

Plant-stress and Size

May 4, 2010 By arne hendriks 1

As with animals, Plants can be dwarfed through genetic engineering and selective breeding, but environmental stresses ┬ásuch as soil quality, light, drought, flood, cold, infection, and herbivory,┬ácan also lead to a dwarfed stature . However the majority of dwarfing in plants does not directly occur…