Still from Plantarians: appendix, 2020, HD video installation, colour, sound, 3 minutes 38 seconds, running on a loop

Why is it that we place a plant in a pot, constricting its ability to grow and occupy physical space?

Directed, filmed and edited by Ellie Kyungran Heo
Project 'Escapee' Production Grant from The Elephant Trust, London, UK, 2019​​​​​​​
Developed during Jan van Eyck Academie Residency 2019-2020, Netherlands​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
Performer: Dana Venezia
Production advisor: Huibhaye van der Werf, Daan Milius
Set construction: Ron Bernstein, Jonas van de Vosse
Lighting: Jos Nelissen, Romy Finke 
Sound design: So Hyun Kim, Ho Young Park

Exhibitions and Screenings:
Bogotrax Festival, Cineautopsia, Bogotá, Colombia, 2022
Plantarians (2017-2020), Solo Exhibition, LUX Moving Image, London, UK, 2021
Ibrida Festival of Intermedia Arts, Forli, Italy, 2021
Simultan Festival, Timisoara, Romania, 2021
Bogotá Experimental Film Festival, Bogotá, Colombia, 2021
This Is Where We Are Right Now, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, California, USA, 2021
Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival, Selected for the exhibition programme, UK, 2021
Plantarians, Solo Exhibition, Gallery 54, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2020
Split Videoart Festival, University Gallery "Vasko Lipovac", Split, Croatia, 2020
Visions 2020, Nunnery Gallery, London, UK, 2020
Strangelove Time-based Media Festival, online programme due to the Covid-19, UK, 2020

Plantarians: appendix, motivation image

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