Brendan Carroll

Rendering A rendering of Anne Percoco’s installation Terrarium. Courtesy of the artist.

SILVERMAN and Hamilton Square Condominium Association in association with ArtBloc present ANNE PERCOCO: TERRARIUM

OPENING RECEPTIONFriday, September 5, 2014, 7–9 p.m.

Hamilton Square
232 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07302

Exhibition on view September 5, 2014–ongoing

Anne Percoco’s Terrarium transforms an industrial shipping container into an enclosed ecosystem. With the help of the Hamilton Park Greens Group volunteers, she has filled the containers with weeds harvested from Hamilton Park. Choosing living plants over more static materials means opting for results that are unknown, spontaneous, and untamed. Throughout the two-month project run, the installation will be in a constant state of flux as the artist plants, waters, and maintains this living ecosystem.

Percoco sees Terrarium as a foil to the domesticated space of the park, a wild place within the neighborhood, encouraging viewers to look at the overlooked, and to be aware…

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