Open Studio
In House: Artist in Residence

Botanical Comrades 植物同志

Filming Plants Politically with Zheng Bo

On 9 October, which marks the Solar Term Cold Dew (寒露), Zheng Bo invites participants with some experience in filmmaking or photography to think about how to film plants politically. Starting at the Gropius Bau, the group will walk to the Tiergarten and experiment with ways of filming plants that present them not only as biological beings but also as political actors.

Zheng Bo, Pteridophilia 4, 2019

Zheng Bo, Pteridophilia 4, 2019. Video (4K, colour, sound), 16 min. Supported by Kyoto City University of Arts Art Gallery, the 11th Taipei Biennial, Villa Vassilieff and the Pernod Ricard Fellowship, and TheCube Project Space.

  • 90 min
  • In English

Past Dates

Registration was possible until 5 October. The event is fully booked.

During his residency at the Gropius Bau, Zheng Bo is in exchange with scientists to deepen his research into the politics of plants. On the Solar Terms of the East Asian lunisolar calendar he invites the public to join him for open studios that include talks, walks or workshops.

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