Exhibition: THE SOCRATES ANNUAL 2018
Home(-) and Garden, 2018
Steel, drinking cans, aluminum, copper wire, Plexiglas, flooring, paint, perennial woodland plants, compost, bulbs, woodchips, bricks
Each tent-assemblage 18 x 32 x 32 inches. Plant life dimensions variable
Home(-) and Garden is an installation by Ronen Gamil combining a series of aluminum can-clad miniature tents evocative of homeless encampments and surrounded by screening vegetation—a socially produced landscape. The work connects New York’s thriving luxury real-estate market with broader urban planning issues, and the active role that these factors play in generating and perpetuating chronic homelessness.
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Photography by Scott Lynch
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