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0. The round fruit of a tree of the rose family, which typically has thin red or green skin and crisp flesh. [Merriam Webster Dictionary]


1. Fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil [Western Mythology]


2. A thing that can be described in a word or in a book; a package of information that can be expanded, folded, and collapsed almost indefinitely.


3. If you ask a chemist to describe an apple, she might talk about the molecular structure.. A painter might talk about the way that light and shadow interacts with surface of the fruit. An ecologist, a farmer, a sociologist, and a chef will all have a different perspective- while their descriptions might overlap their spheres of knowledge will be very different.

Interpretative Vegetables


One day, when i was cutting tomatoes for lunch. I looked down and rather than seeing the innards of a domesticated fruit, laid out before me was an array of fleshy gems in fire colors. The halved tomatoes looked like the innards of cells. Or an alien eggs. Or mathematical equations come to life.


People like to catalogue and classify and name things and it's easy to see why. Once something has a name, it becomes familiar. Once you know what a plant is for, it's easy to overlook the fact that it is its own organism with its own rules and agenda, using our bodies to spread its seeds.


Each Japanese woodblock print is hand pulled on masa or torinoko paper in bright  gouache.

chaos butterfly
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