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Melanie Bonajo, Night Soil: Fake Paradise (2015, video, 32')
Lucia Pietroiusti and Filipa Ramos, Introduction
Maria Dimitrova, MAL
Chloe Aridjis, Uprooted
Dineo Seshee Bopape, Feelin Cosmic (2008, video, 2')
Emanuele Coccia, Sex through a Third Party: Flowers and Pollination
Jenna Sutela, Oceanic Feeling
Laurence Totelin, Orchids and Lettuce: Plants as Sexual Aids in Antiquity
Alex Cecchetti, Belladonna (2016, video and live performance, singers, foley artist)
Victoria Sin, If I had the words to tell you we wouldn't be here now (2019, video, 22')
Visual identity: Giles Round
PLANTSEX takes place as a prelude to the forthcoming The Shape of a Circle in the Mind of a Fish with Plants, the third instalment in the Serpentine's year-long symposium and research project on interspecies consciousness, part of the General Ecology project.
PLANTSEX is curated by Lucia Pietroiusti (Curator, General Ecology, Serpentine), writer and editor Filipa Ramos and Kostas Stasinopoulos (Assistant Curator, Live Programmes, Serpentine). Producer: Holly Shuttleworth.
In partnership with the Institut Français du Royaume-Uni and with the support of Fluxus Art Projects.
MAL's special issue: PLANTSEX is co-edited by Maria Dimitrova, Lucia Pietroiusti, Filipa Ramos and Kostas Stasinopoulos.
MAL is supported by Feeld, the dating app open to all genders and sexual identities.