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Living Skins

Ackroyd & Harvey

Image of a rock python (photographed at London Zoo) imprinted into living grass through the controlled production of chlorophyll. © Ackroyd & Harvey
1992 – 2020

Presented by the Serpentine Gallery for Heatwave 2. Tiger Skin was re-grown for Traits of Life at the Exploratorium, San Francisco in 2002/3.

Stripes imprinted through process of stencilling. The living grass skin was stretched taut and suspended.

Image of a rock python (photographed at London Zoo) imprinted into living grass through the controlled production of chlorophyll. © Ackroyd & Harvey
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