Luiz Moreira, Orum, 2023. Courtesy of the artist and Iadê
On Water & Plants
Aug 12 – Oct 15, 2023
Troy House Art Foundation
London, UK

Troy House Art Foundation London, is presenting an interdisciplinary project curated by the art historian Tereza de Arruda and developed priory in cooperation with the Kunsthalle Rostock, together with the Botanical Garden of the University of Rostock in which scientific research and art entered into dialogue. Through a residency program, exhibitions and campaigns in the Kunsthalle Rostock as well as in the Botanical Garden Rostock, a dynamic and experimental platform was created and presented in 2022. Artists and scientists initiated an exchange of research, experiences and ambitions in the form of exhibitions and discussions. The aim now bringing the exhibition to Troy House Art Foundation London in a new version. Today, more and more people around the globe are directly impacted by climate change. Due to this, the perception of this topic has increased and it determines current discourses in many areas of life. As the basis for all its programs, Troy House Art Foundation is initiating exhibitions, artists’ residencies and exchanges, performances, conversations, educational programs, and other public and community events. What they hold in common is their identification of art with social, ethical and scientific concerns, and their use of historic buildings, sites, and special natural settings, as integral elements for the production and display of contemporary art.

The exhibition On Water & Plants—Artistic Positions on Sustainability, presents 24 artists from different countries and generations in dialogue: Eva & Adele, Germany / Francisco de Almeida, Brazil / Caetano Dias, Brazil / Jaider Esbell, Brazil / José Gomes, Brazil / Rhys Himsworth, England/Germany / Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, Chile/Germany / Ingar Krauss, Germany / Alejandro Lloret, Cuba/Brazil / Paulo Neves, Brazil / Luiz Moreira, Brazil / Giacomo Orth, Germany / Jina Park, South Korea/Germany / Veronika Pfaffinger, Germany / Luzia Simons, Brazil/Germany / Vivan Sundaram, India /Armarinhos Teixeira, Brazil / Tomoyuki Ueno, Japan/Germany / Kiyomi + Tetsuhiro Uozumi, Japan/Germany / Bruno Vilela, Brazil / Thomas Wrede, Germany.

Curated by Tereza de Arruda