Monday, April 5, 2010

Student looking at painting by Katie Woodall from SEED, 2009
(photograph by Geraint Smith -

Initially inspired by the stunning micro-photography of the book, Seeds - Time Capsules of Life, by Rob Kesseler & Wolfgang Stuppy, SEED has grown into an annual exhibition, exploring the importance of seeds, the environment and our place in it all.

View of SEED, piece by Mandy Stapleford in foreground
(photograph by Geraint Smith -

"Seeds are time capsules, vessels traveling through time and space. In the right place at the right time each seed gives rise to a new plant. They are the most sophisticated means of propogation created by the evolution of plants on our planet and the most complex structure a plant produces in its life." - Wolfgang Stuppy (in Seeds: Time Capsules of Life)