REWILDING THE REDZONE •
As part of Art Beats First Thursdays programme, I had the opportunity to populate a wild site with plants and love and regenerative landscaping.
Over November 2015, myself and a group of amazing volunteers weeded, moved materials, built and planted on 382 Colombo street. It was full of rocks, rubble and building foundations. Honestly my dream environment to landscape. Building foundations give such an antiquated felling to a garden. The romantic view of nature taking over human interventions is very present within this context. We shifted larger rocks to formulate garden beds then planted hardy edible, medicinal and bee friendly plants. This space lasted for three months and offered a quiet, contemplative site that held onto the enticing aesthetic of the wilderness whilst also offering spaces and places for people.