Natalie Jeremijenko's new "One Tree(s)" art/tech/science/culture project involves planting 1,000 clones of the same tree in various places and monitoring what happens. She's now accepting proposals from interested potential participants. Got a cool place to plant a clone? Let her know.
For those of you in the Bay area, an opening reception with introductory remarks by Natalie takes place from 7-10 pm tonight, Friday May 16th, at Pond gallery on 14th street in San Francisco.
Link to opening event information, Link to One Trees website, Discuss (thanks, Alex)
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