found object 40 x 25 x 18 cm
They only use the host for support, without causing it any harm (Comensalism). They are fed by micro-drops of water with mineral salts brought by wind, absorbing it.
'Tropical Mind' may be seen as a psychological tropical treatment. I believe the contact with nature and all its different species is extremely important for human psychological health. The disappearance of the Tropical Forests on Earth will take humanity to a psychological collapse. Even if you never went there physically, you still have the possibility and can enjoy it indirectly. This work can also be seen like a self-portrait, characterising my preoccupations with the forest, the pain I feel each time I see another devastated place. >more