The audience can directly make sounds by touching the plant – “Ficus sonoris”. With this installation, Siedl/Cao want to enable everyone – from children to adults, to have fun making sounds with a very familiar and natural object, in this case, a plant, simply by touching – the most instinctive way to explore the world around us.
This excerpt is live recorded at the exhibition of Siedl/Cao at Manzi Hanoi, December 2018
A photo from the exhibition in Manzi Hanoi. Photo credit: Nguyen Duc Tung, Hanoi Grapevine