Alex Mira


Asphyxia (resilience profile)

2013 environment: urban materials: steel, plexiglas, silicone, electronics, living things horizon: 0 m / 1000 m cycle: 336 h

A plant is set up in a vacuum chamber. 
Placed under natural light, the device contains both soil and water. The installation involves the adaptability of an organism subjected to a single strong constraint. Immersed in an atmosphere incompatible with the survival of most living organisms, it reveals a latent potential.

              Asphyxia (resilience profile)
              Plexiglas, metal, rubber, pump, organic material.
              107 × 60 × 40 cm