Current Location:
Manitou Hall -> 2nd Floor (MAN)
Location Notes:
MAN; 2nd Floor; 201 Right of Elevator

Symbiosis

Artwork
Identifier:
2021.43.1
Artist:
Evan Thomas- Cleary Lindhout
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Photographic Print on Canvas
Date:
2021
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 14" Width: 22"
Description:
Photographic image printed on canvas. Image is a profile portrait of a person with short, blonde hair in a white t-shirt. The person has a large green leaf with yellow flower covering their neck and tucked into their shirt. Bamboo in the background.
Historical Context:
Many biological organisms, like flora, fauna and fungi, share biological traits with humans including digesting nutrients, reproduction, and growth on a cellular level.Within his photographs, Evan Thomas- Cleary Lindhout portray this important relationship between humans and the plant life found on Earth. On these similarities he reflects, "These amazing links we share with our Earth should make us stop to ponder our existent, think about the cellular building blocks that make us who we are, and our connections to the natural planet that we reside on. We should respect the earth's living inhabitants because, on some level, we are on with them, and we all rely on each other..."