If your plant could talk to you, what would it say?
moisture levels inside the soil silently trigger words to appear on the laptop like online messages.
A potted plant is entirely dependent on its human caretaker. It would say whatever it takes to ensure you care for it, manipulating you if necessary. Your plant would probably be rather flirtatious too - a plant's primary goal is to reproduce.
The plant coaxes you in, promising to show itself if watered...
the plant goes fuzzy with happiness.
After, it breaks up with you, telling you to move on to see other things at the exhibition. It asks you to meet again next week.
The plant rewards you by revealing itself, showing its roots.
TALKING TO TREES
Misusing technology to pretend viewers could chat with trees
Misusing technology to pretend to see inside trees
Mini exhibition in Richmond Park, inviting visitors to type messages or watch the laptop 'scan' the tree...