The Language of Growing

An exploration into plant poetry

An exploration into plant poetry & the language of growing, triggered by touch using Playtronica’s Playtron & borrowed voices from the Belgrade Theatre’s Reaching Out participants.

Where words meet nature, nature meets words, & where we meet both. This project was commissioned by underGROWTH; a year-long series of eco-art inter[actions] that create a unique platform for people to consider, confront and articulate issues relating to the environment: the air we breathe, the city we move through, the trees that line our streets, the weeds that breakthrough the paving slabs, the River Sherbourne as it runs through and beneath the city, the food we eat, and ultimately our human responses.

underGROWTH was supported by funds from Heart of England Community Foundation as part of the Coventry City of Culture Roads to 2021 programme and is co-curated by Lauren Sheerman and George Ttoouli with The Pod.