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Fischersund: Faux Flora

Date

November 8, 2024 - January 26, 2025

Admission

This exhibition is included in a paid General Admission ticket, except on Free First Thursdays. On the first Thursday of every month, General Admission is free and tickets to Faux Flora may be purchased for $5 at the door.

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Faux Flora is an immersive multimedia exhibition integrating scent, sound, sculpture, 3D-graphics, and photography to capture the five life cycles of a plant:

Germination, growth, flowering, seed formation, and seed dispersal

Faux Flora is a sensorial display of human existence shown through the lens of plants. The plant life cycle is thus superimposed on the life cycle of a human, and it takes form in imagined flora that springs from everyday human life experiences:

Birth, childhood, adolescence, maturity, and old age

In today's digital age, technology permeates every aspect of our existence and the distinction between natural and artificial is increasingly blurred. Faux Flora explores this idea further by creating our own world of conceptualized botany.

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Established in 2017, Fischersund is a family-run art collective and perfumery based in Reykjavik, Iceland. Founded by four siblings—Jónsi, Inga, Lilja, and Sigurrós—Fischersund serves as our creative platform using scent, visual arts and music. Fischersund makes immersive experiences that include unique perfumes, scented concerts and visual arts to facilitate their storytelling.