Today, there is a greater urgency than ever to reconsider our relationship with the natural world. The Botanical Mind proposes a dialogue with alternative worldviews to test the everyday assumptions we make as part of our own.
Phoebe Collings-James is a London-based artist who works across sculpture, video, sound and performance. Her works function as what she calls “emotional detritus”; they speak of knowledges of feelings, the debris of violence, language and desire which are inherent to
Artist Tamara Henderson will be in-conversation with Gina Buenfeld (Camden Art Centre Exhibitions Curator) co-curator of The Botanical Mind: Art, Mysticism and The Cosmic Tree to discuss her contribution to the exhibition and relationship with the environment, its spiritual qualities and
Michael Marder, author of numerous books on plant philosophy, will be in-conversation with Camden Art Centre Director, Martin Clark, to discuss the significance of plants for our lives, ways of thinking, and relationships between human and non-human beings.