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Mary Mattingly

Along the Lines of Displacement: A Tropical Food Forest, 2018

Paurotis palm (Acoelorrhaphe wrightii), ponytail palm (Beaucarnea recurvata), and coconut palm (Cocos nucifera) from agricultural zones 8 and 9 transplanted to zones 5
60 × 50 × 22 in
152.4 × 127 × 55.9 cm
On loan
location
New Windsor
About the work
Storm King Art Center
New Windsor
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To create "Along the Lines of Displacement: A Tropical Food Forest", tropical fruit …

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To create "Along the Lines of Displacement: A Tropical Food Forest", tropical fruit trees—coconut palms, a ponytail palm, and others—were brought from Florida to Storm King Art Center and installed as if they were a living sculpture on Storm King’s proposal for a future that is predicted by the turn of the …

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Mary Mattingly, "Along the Lines of Displacement: A Tropical Food Forest", 2018. Courtesy the artist and Robert Mann Gallery. Photo by … Read more
Mary Mattingly
American, b. 1978
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Through photography, sculpture, installation, and performance, Mary Mattingly imagines a dire …

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Through photography, sculpture, installation, and performance, Mary Mattingly imagines a dire post-apocalyptic future. In Mattingly’s imagination, humans are forced to live nomadically, scavenging the wreckage of civilization and living by their wits. She imagines (and sometimes develops) unique transportation …

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About the work
Storm King Art Center
New Windsor
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To create "Along the Lines of Displacement: A Tropical Food Forest", tropical fruit …

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To create "Along the Lines of Displacement: A Tropical Food Forest", tropical fruit trees—coconut palms, a ponytail palm, and others—were brought from Florida to Storm King Art Center and installed as if they were a living sculpture on Storm King’s proposal for a future that is predicted by the turn of the …

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Mary Mattingly, "Along the Lines of Displacement: A Tropical Food Forest", 2018. Courtesy the artist and Robert Mann Gallery. Photo by … Read more
Mary Mattingly
American, b. 1978
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Through photography, sculpture, installation, and performance, Mary Mattingly imagines a dire …

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Through photography, sculpture, installation, and performance, Mary Mattingly imagines a dire post-apocalyptic future. In Mattingly’s imagination, humans are forced to live nomadically, scavenging the wreckage of civilization and living by their wits. She imagines (and sometimes develops) unique transportation …

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Mary Mattingly

Along the Lines of Displacement: A Tropical Food Forest, 2018

Paurotis palm (Acoelorrhaphe wrightii), ponytail palm (Beaucarnea recurvata), and coconut palm (Cocos nucifera) from agricultural zones 8 and 9 transplanted to zones 5
60 × 50 × 22 in
152.4 × 127 × 55.9 cm
On loan
location
New Windsor
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