A rising flower makes a garden
During her residency in Framer Framed Werkplaats Molenwijk, in Fall 2022, Saras developed collections of photographs of flowers in the Molenwijk neighbourhood and was captivated by one rose. Learning from the residents in the area through conversations and activities, she formed proverbs and parable stories based on the experiences, interactions, and history in the neighbourhood.
The project begins with the question of scarcity and abundance, to understand what it means in the context of being civic in the city, to care yet also be critical in bonds with respect to one another.
The Garden as Material, Map, Metaphor, State of Mind
Essay by Megan Hoetger