Herbarios/Sobre el bosque

 

 

This video in which the sound of the cicades grows so dense and deafening that it literally becomes a wall of sound, was recorded by the artist during a trip to the city of Mariquita, headquarters of the Royal Botanical Expeditions in New Granada.


Another project was a herbarium as well an archive of essences that constitutes a “library of scents”. In the presentation of the herbarium Candiani contrasted the scientific descriptions with those made by a Honda resident, explanations emphasizing the plant´s popular names and traditional uses.