Green Fingers and earth lovers rejoice; Have You Seen The Green is a new photographic exhibition by artist Jan J Klos, exploring our relationship with nature. The images show the natural world uprooted – sometimes literally – and placed into man-made environments.
Jan J Klos: Have You Seen The Green
For example, a pot plant is presented before a door, as though requesting permission to enter. The exhibition marries a sometimes humorous perspective with the reality of the modern world.
Klos is interested in the modern world's approach to nature - we refine and temper it, but why can we not accept it as a whole, wild and free?
Well-pruned bushes, and clipped plants have been snapped and are being showcased. Splashed across canvas at the MAC, free entry, so you can enjoy nature in a familiar scenario, but at a distance.
Who knew nature had an affinity with celebrity culture? Like I said, admired from a distance ...