Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Friday, May 1, 2015
On April 25, 2015, artist Mary Mattingly partnered with Beta Verde, local students, and community members to create what will become a living biosphere floating on the lake at SECCA in Winston-Salem. Potted plants were attached to a geodesic dome structure, which will float on the SECCA lake for six months.
Click here to see the original article by Camel City Dispatch
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Members from the community are transforming Mary Mattingly's geodesic dome into a biosphere! Some of the seeds used for the planting and growing were donated by RAFI USA, SOW TRUE SEEDS, and the Old Salem Museums and Gardens Horticulture Department.
The biosphere will be at SECCA as a part of the Collective Actions exhibit until March 22, 2015 and THEN, off to the lake! Check out SECCA's website for more information on when to visit!
Members of the community are invited to come out and plant seeds in reusable plastic containers to cover the dome, which will float on the SECCA lake for a period of six months. During this time, the biosphere will become a living island and will serve as an inspiration for a more sustainable future.
Check out this article by Kim Underwood with the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools regarding a few classroom visits to SECCA and planting with Mary Mattingly!