Exploring the aesthetics of Algorithmic Botany, a term popularized by the Biological Modeling and Visualization research group in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Calgary.
Chinese art has a functional relationship with nature, not a mimetic one. it is not a question of depicting nature as realistically as possible but of operating exactly like nature.
How do we come to terms with our capitalistic urge to posess nature?
Can the recent mainstream appreciation for house plants/tropical aesthetics be linked to climate change anxiety with a dash of old fashioned colonialism?