Rebecca Louise Law (British b.1980) is known for creating immersive installations with natural materials.

Preserved flowers have become the signature of her most recognized works. Her work explores the complexity of our human connection to nature with the intent to help inspire a deeper appreciation for it. Viewers are invited to navigate through the suspended flora, discovering the diverse forms, colors, and textures of each specimen.

Since 2003, Law has been collecting flowers to build her projects. These colossal works are intentionally equivocal and while themes of symbolism, consumerism, sustainability, and life cycles often present themselves, the artworks also provide a harmonious sense of place for rest and contemplation.

Today Law uses flowers grown and dried in a small family run small holding in France as well as growing, harvesting and drying her own flowers in the UK. To have a sense of place all new installations use local contributions. With permission, locally sourced flowers are donated from parks, private collections, gardens, and local businesses. Waste from the commercial floral industry needs to be sorted and dried, with many stems composted. Incredible local teams work through generous donations of commercial waste flowers. Over 50,000 local waste flowers have been sourced for The Archive in Cleveland, Ohio and more than 150 volunteers have helped create this installation.


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