Laura St. Pierre Poolside Garden (The Sowers) ,detail, 2018
Photos : courtesy of the artist & VivianeArt, Calgary

Artist Laura St. Pierre combines installation, sculpture, and photography to generate a narrative around the history of plants, living reminders of places and ecosystems threatened by human development. Originally from Saskatoon, where every year forest fires transform the region’s boreal forests, St. Pierre bears witness to humanity’s disembodied relationship with nature and the devastating consequences of extractive policies on the environment and our future.

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