This work was created during the WoW/UNY Governors Island Residency. Lily Consuela Saporta-Tagiuri was in residence on Governors Island from August 20-September 16, 2018.
Materials: Plants, soil, water proofing fabric, canvas, rope, rubber tube
Artist Statement: Floating Garden is a garden plot designed to withstand flood and allow for food security. It is an open source design that is simple and inexpensive to construct.
Lily Consuela Saporta-Tagiuri is an industrial designer and creative director based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work addresses emerging climates and conditions of the contemporary metropolis through design interventions. Using video, food, material exploration, products, and installation, she aims to draw attention to underlying social, political, and environmental systems in our modern cities and to explore alternatives.