Vanja Bucan

Concrete Flowers (work in progress)


I visited China in 2019 for the first time.I was inspired by the flow and geometries of concrete streets and everyone I met there.The architecture of space, even if layered with concrete, was very much alive and welcoming.I could still see flowers everywhere.I documented typical urban landscapes and upon return transformed them into a set of personalised ecosystems. We humans witness concrete as building material that divides and pollutes life worldwide, but actually people and all the other living beings always manage to assimilate to it, and make it into a friendlier matter. Concrete flowers means literally something beautiful and organic that grows out of concrete.