a canopy. patterns of light and darkness. shadows of hidden spaces. growth. overgrowth. a botanical garden on the west side of manhattan. extending the wild, the wilderness of the high line. marking the entrance of a new species unfamiliar to lower new york city. plants housed within bifurcating branch like systems of structure; structured platforms, etfe pillows floating above weightless and effervescent. a mutation. the morphological changes revealed through an investigation of stress and their divisions as an architecture of modification and adjustment, a place where visitors trapeze along their route discovering new dimensions, new exotics reach for them as they pass engulfed in the mist of a rainforest. a desert scent lingers on the tongue as you pass back into the hot tar blacktop streets of new york city...
in collaboration with jonathan kayton