Alexandra Dementieva in Chlorophilia

For the group exhibition Chlorophilia, that looks into the relation between light and the vegetational, Alexandra Dementieva focusses on a plant and a species that are omnipresent: moss and the tardigrade also called moss piglet. Since they have survived all mass extinctions chances are that they will be around forever. Moss and its piglet is a video diptych inspired by their eternity, in which Dementieva shows microscopic images of moss in the process of being saturated with water and a tardigrade searching for moss.

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Moss and its piglet, Alexandra Dementieva.
Video diptych, soundtrack – live performance by Carl Michael von Hausswolff

Chlorophilia is curated by Paul Malone and Nicola Rae
With Alexandra Dementieva, Alistair McClymont, Alma Tischlerwood, David Bloor, Demelza Woodbridge, Hanna Rut Neidhardt + Joachim Raab, Jheni Arboine, Marcia Michael, Marlena Novak + Jay Alan Yim, Nicky Hamlyn, Nicola Rae, Olga Koroleva, Paul Malone, Richard Lawrence, Roei Greenberg and Steven Scott.

From 3 to 6 December at
APT Gallery,
6 Creekside
London SE8 4SA
Thursday to Sunday 1-6pm
https://www.cipango.co.uk/chlorophilia/

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