Drawing inspiration from the botanical world, Frank Bruggeman’s installations explore the intersection and distinction between the natural and the manmade. Though landscapes can appear to be entirely natural, they are often the product of human labor, and this distinction is what fascinates Bruggeman. Questioning the difference in reverence for exotic versus indigenous plants, he shines light on the pursuit of purity and human-ascribed value to the natural. As trees, shrubs, plants, and flowers are regarded as commodities more and more, Bruggeman advocates for the conscious consumption and rehabilitation of his materials -- all things botanical. He is deeply involved with contemplating the concepts of “nature” and “garden”.
Frank Bruggeman lives and works in The Netherlands -- creating art and raising awareness for conservation efforts.
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