mosstika: living wall
mosstika: living wall 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.

  • I think of home with very sculptured shrubbery when I see this. Using certain types of trees to create a different look outside of home is common landscaping, but creating a drawing with wooden frames and plants is completely different. I think this could be really explored further and give a new insight to “being green” with art.

    Sammie says:
  • great idea

    frank guidi says:
  • awesome

    hip says:
  • This was a part if the BBGD Fort Greene Garden Walk and will be permanently hung in Brooklyn. Very cool!

    BBGD says:

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