Grass Extension

Grass Extension Welcome to Grass Extension on Facebook! Feel free to post photos of your versions of Grass Extension! Selfies with Grass Extension welcome too!

Grass Extension is a sculpture that will be exhibited as part of Arlington Public Art's Art Rocks Spy Pond exhibition, May 10-31, 2015. The sculpture is interactive! You are welcome to gently move, bend, and shape the grass extensions any way you like! You can even post photos of your creations on the Grass Extension web page on Facebook. Visit http://facebook.com/grassextensionsculpture/ Enjoy!" Does grass need a toupée? Through the folly of designing prosthetics and enhancements for plants, I hope to shine light on our need to tend to ourselves, each other, and the planet. - Freedom Baird

Grass extension de-installation day, with help from K. So happy to have been part of a great exhibition with wonderful o...
06/10/2015

Grass extension de-installation day, with help from K. So happy to have been part of a great exhibition with wonderful organizers, artists, and visitors. Thanks to all who twirled, bent, crawled, through, and sat on the grass!

Conversations I had with park visitors today, while unfurling Grass Extension, were about: adults and kids' need to use ...
05/25/2015

Conversations I had with park visitors today, while unfurling Grass Extension, were about: adults and kids' need to use thier hands; fracking activism; peoples' names, how they got them, what they mean, how they shape peoples' lives; public yoga; self-consciousness and perfectionism; social media privacy and parenting

Grass Extension has become a tumbleweed!
05/24/2015

Grass Extension has become a tumbleweed!

The tumbleweed

TGIF with Grass Extension!
05/15/2015

TGIF with Grass Extension!

And again!

Grass Extension got very curly and jaunty this week! After I took these photos I did some unfurling, so it's ready for m...
05/14/2015

Grass Extension got very curly and jaunty this week! After I took these photos I did some unfurling, so it's ready for more visitors.

Hurray for curls! :)
05/14/2015

Hurray for curls! :)

Folks had a great time playing with Grass Extension at the Art Rocks Spy Pond exhibit opening today.
05/10/2015

Folks had a great time playing with Grass Extension at the Art Rocks Spy Pond exhibit opening today.

Having fun with Grass Extension!
05/07/2015

Having fun with Grass Extension!

😍

Another visitor playing with Grass Extension today :)
05/06/2015

Another visitor playing with Grass Extension today :)

Re-defining "Freedom" :)

A mom posted this photo to Grass Extension's FB page today :)
05/05/2015

A mom posted this photo to Grass Extension's FB page today :)

Visitors playing with Grass Extension today at Spy Pond Park in Arlington!!
05/04/2015

Visitors playing with Grass Extension today at Spy Pond Park in Arlington!!

Grass Extension's cover photo
05/03/2015

Grass Extension's cover photo

My folks and my kids planting Grass Extension in the lawn at Spy Pond Park today
05/02/2015

My folks and my kids planting Grass Extension in the lawn at Spy Pond Park today

Construction done! Ready to install today at Spy Pond Park in Arlington!
05/02/2015

Construction done! Ready to install today at Spy Pond Park in Arlington!

Thirteen 10' faux grass blades assembled, 37 to go!  Thank you Ali Leverone for sewing these with me!
04/29/2015

Thirteen 10' faux grass blades assembled, 37 to go! Thank you Ali Leverone for sewing these with me!

I experimented with making three different types of 10' long faux grass blades.
04/29/2015

I experimented with making three different types of 10' long faux grass blades.

The green vinyl large-scale twist ties, i.e. 8x scale faux grass blades, and another version made of tubing and wire. Th...
04/18/2015

The green vinyl large-scale twist ties, i.e. 8x scale faux grass blades, and another version made of tubing and wire. The tubing and wire is working really well, it's quite bendable but then holds it's shape.

Experimenting with making 10 foot long green twist ties out of vinyl and copper, and then again out of broadcloth and co...
04/18/2015

Experimenting with making 10 foot long green twist ties out of vinyl and copper, and then again out of broadcloth and copper. Thank you Artisan's Asylum friends for wire and cement advice and help!

Grass Extension
03/30/2015

Grass Extension

Grass Extension
03/30/2015

Grass Extension

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Spy Pond
Arlington, MA
02474

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