Linda Tegg fills Jil Sander HQ in Milan with "spontaneous plants" - architecture and design

Linda Tegg fills Jil Sander HQ in Milan with "spontaneous plants"



Australian artist Linda Tegg has created a living installation inside Jil Sander's headquarters in Milan, using plants gathered from around the city.
Tegg worked alongside the fashion brand's joint creative directors, Lucie and Luke Meier, to develop the Adjacent Fields installation, on show for the duration of Milan design week.
The Melbourne-based artist explored some of Milan's abandoned industrial sites with garden designer Matteo Foschi to source what she calls "spontaneous plants" that grow wild in the city.
The installation uses plants gathered from around Milan
Tegg's work seeks to enhance our appreciation of these undervalued species and encourages the viewer to reconsider their relationship with nature by bringing them into close contact with plants in surprising contexts. "I'm very interested in how we form our opinions about what's natural and what nature means," she told Dezeen during a private tour of the exhibition.
"A lot of my work is about trying to undo some of the alienation we have if we only touch things through mediated experiences."
It includes mosses, succulents, blackberry, common chickweed, geranium, ivy, scutch grass and wild sage
Adjacent Field brings together species including mosses, succulents, blackberry, common chickweed, geranium, ivy, scutch grass and wild sage, which grow up through the pavement, through cracks in buildings or on disused patches of land.
By removing them from their urban context and arrangin...
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