Nomadic Nature Kit 

2010 | size 220 x 140 x 50 cm | mixed media


two metal shelves on top of two glass half-spheres filled with plants
Théorie des modèles, Art & Science: trop simple, trop complexe | HEAD Geneve 2010 | Photo © Dorothee Baumann

The Nomadic Nature Kit is an artwork made for future astronauts going on long-term flights into outer space. While symbolizing the ideal home and paradise, the plant-based artwork acts as a visual replacement for planet Earth, representing its natural beauty by depicting earthbound life cycles and plants.  

Artistic research | Book of Principles  >>

two hemispheres connected with screws, with plants inside
Nomadic Nature Kit | object assembled, 40 x 40 x 38 cm | Photo © Heinrich Hermes

ESA Topical Team Arts & Science | Space related Art Showcase, excerpt | The video was produced as part of ETTAS, 2012-2013

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