ROAD/DANDELION 2010

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Meadhbh O'Connor, Road/Dandelion

Road/Dandelion, 2010.
Medium: Dandelions, soil, cement flower box, compacted asphalt.
Dimension: 50 x 70 x 33 cm.

Meadhbh O'Connor, Road/Dandelion

Detail. First dandelion breaks through the compacted asphalt.

Meadhbh O'Connor, Road/Dandelion, 2010

Detail. First dandelions break through the compacted asphalt covering the cement flower box.

Meadhbh O'Connor, Road/Dandelion

Road/Dandelion, 2010.
Medium: Dandelions, soil, cement flower box, compacted asphalt.
Dimension: 50 x 70 x 33 cm.

Meadhbh O'Connor, Road/Dandelion

1 year later the dandelions were still thriving in their asphalt flower box.

Meadhbh O'Connor, Weed photo series

Example from a series of photos taken of various weeds growing throughout the streets of Dublin.

Meadhbh O'Connor, Weed photo series

Example from a series of photos taken of various weeds growing throughout the streets of Dublin.

Meadhbh O'Connor, Weed photo series

Example from a series of photos taken of various weeds growing throughout the streets of Dublin.

Meadhbh O'Connor, Road/Dandelion, installation

Installation view of 'Road/Dandelion' and a selection from 'Weed' photo series.


 

Road/Dandelion, 2010

Dandelion roots propagated in a cement vessel, sealed with compacted asphalt. The dandelions grow through the asphalt.

Supported by a photographic series Weed, 2010.

See also Competitive Interactions, 2013, a work from powerS +  √ roots

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