Tree planting has now begun on one of Arts & Ecology’s more unusual artist residencies! Dirk Fleischmann, the artist selected for a residency in Second Life has been spending the week at Antipolo Farm in the Philippines (in real life!) where over the course of the week he will have planted 600 fruit tree seedlings and 2000 forest tree seeds.
After all the hard digging is over his ‘alter-ego’ Flex Dix – Dirk’s Second Life Avatar- will then take the baton (or spade?) and begin to realise a mirrored forest on ZKM Island, Second Life made up of real-life images of his trees in the Philippines. More info from Dirk/Flex soon!