Alan George’s series domesticated explores peoples attempts to domesticate and control plants in an urban environment. I think the humorous and strange shapes that are the result of this attempted manipulation echoes the larger context of man versus nature and shows the overall pointlessness of trying to control nature in this way. I really like this series, it reflects on both mans relationship with nature and the eccentricities of suburban living, the way people try to express themselves in even the smallest of garden spaces, forcing to mould these trees around the urban environment itself.

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