Empathic Limb Clinic is an immersive sensory experience for one person at a time. It offers you the chance to cultivate the mind and reconsider your relationship with nature.
This unique live artwork blends horticulture with neuroscience. Cat Jones invites you into The Plantarum, a mobile field laboratory of micro-experiments for an experience that may literally change your mind.
Jones leads you in an intimate conversation between the human mind and flora. She takes you on a surprising internal journey through deep time from the past, the present, into the future to raise questions that are global and social, political and personal.
Fieldwork: Empathic Limb Clinic is mobile and off power. This clinic setting interrupts the aesthetics of an outdoor landscape presenting a surprising mediated nature experience in the middle of a field, forest, garden or park. Fieldwork poses questions about the present and future state of the anthropocene.
The Plantarum: Empathic Limb Clinic is a constructed oasis environment in the form of a greenhouse and a field laboratory of micro experiments.The Plantarum interrupts the aesthetics of the gallery or the landscape and simultaneously blurs borders of history and the present scientific, industrial and domestic spheres.
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