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mosstika: living wall
sep 28, 2009
mosstika: living wall

mosstika is the studio of edina tokodi a hungarian artist living and working in brooklyn, new york who
creates artwork from plants. as the name suggests mosstika works with the green plant material known as
moss. for her artwork, tokodi uses the growing material to create silhouettes and other designs that she often
installs on the street. her latest project moves in a new direction, integrating a wood frame and irrigation
system to create a living wall. the project was installed in brooklyn earlier this year and features a large
wooden frame that is layered over a field of green succulent plants. the effect creates an image of a woman
when viewed from afar. up close, you can see the plant material, which is ideal for growing on a vertical
surface. while this piece was installed outdoors, perhaps we will someday have living art inside our homes.


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