The Mother / The Plant
... Once a month, the study group meets among THE PLANT, re-reading contraband pdfs of the Florentine Codex, the Communist Manifesto, Gardening for Dummies. Nodding their heads and speaking in hushed tones: Yes, yes, they say this is the pre-apocalypse. They pay rent in ammonium nitrate and protein powder ... 

Exhibition text for Leonardo Kaplan: Machines of Loving Grace, New Capital Projects, Chicago, 2016.