Performance / Installation - 2016.
The capacities in which Plastics can be utilized is rapidly expanding. Recently plastic has replaced many traditional materials due to its cost effectiveness, light-weight, resilience to moisture and its inability to corrode.
There is no need to water these plants, the plastic won’t wilt, they plants will last forever, they require no attention, but they are no longer living, natural, growing or filtering oxygen, and possibly coated in a toxic protective coating which is protecting the plastic plant from exactly what would sustain a real plant.
In the process of attempting to make things easier, lessen effort, and improve upon something - things are lost. The semblance of the object and its original purpose fade to the background.