Gardens of the Future: Conversation in Memorial

Gardens of the Future: Conversation in Memorial

Sculptural installation, exhibited at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (2012) and Wheaton College (2013) Gardens of the Future: Conversation in Memorial is a habitat for conversation and contemplation built out of the invasive plant Oriental Bittersweet, a rapidly spreading vine that grows voraciously throughout the East Coast. Since 2011, through an ongoing series of dialogue-based performances in hand-woven sculptures for two, Sutton has collected over 200 future extinctions:...

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Last Gasp Radio

Last Gasp Radio

A collaborative project with Heather Kapplow Exhibited at Boston Does Boston 8, Proof Gallery, Boston, MA 2015  In late-2014 Andi Sutton and fellow artist Heather Kapplow started discovering discarded devices at second hand stores, each with the same archaic symbol embedded in it in some way.  These objects, when “tuned” by the artists using materials lying around in their respective studios, were found to pull down sounds from the ether – last gasps – of creatures,...

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Assisted Flagration

Assisted Flagration

A Time-based, Installation Intervention, 2013 The Decordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln,MA   Assisted Flagration is a temporary, time-based intervention into the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park on view in the exhibition Work Out at the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum on view from June – October, 2013.  Comprised of numerous hand-made, seed-spreading, lawn ornament sculptures installed throughout the park, this piece examines the question of migration, preservation...

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Promiscuous Production: Breeding is Bittersweet

Promiscuous Production: Breeding is Bittersweet

A National Bitter Melon Council Public Sculpture and Interactive Outdoor Installation, June – November 2010 Group Exhibition: EAT LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)  Promiscuous Production: Breeding is Bittersweet was a large-scale, public installation in the form of an organic “farmden”(farm + garden) that housed an experimental effort to breed a hybrid variety of melon, a Bittersweet melon. It was installed as part of the group show, EAT LACMA, at the Los Angeles...

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Promiscuous Production: Meeting is Bittersweet

Promiscuous Production: Meeting is Bittersweet

A National Bitter Melon Council Public, Interactive Intervention, Nov. 7, 2010 Group Exhibition: Let Them EAT LACMA, a 1-day performance event celebrating the closing of the garden-focused exhibition: EAT LACMA (June – November, 2010) Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)   Meeting (and its aftermath) carries the essence and inevitability of human contact: exchange, wonder, and change. This Meeting is Bittersweet, a human-scale manifestation of the National Bitter Melon...

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