REBECCALOUISE LAW, using hundreds of suspended flowers

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Every week Columbia Road in East London has transformed into a parade of flowers thanks to the Sunday flower market.

Rebecca Louise Law —London-based installation artist— blends art, nature and people in her conceptual work with flowers. Over the years she has worked in numerous public spaces and with some of the biggest influencer in fashion including Hermès, McQueen and Gucci.

With her conceptual work and her use flowers as an artistic medium, Rebecca Louise Law not only transforms public spaces and museums but also encourages social change and challenges the natural boundaries of art.

 

Words by Lula Criado (Twitter @Lula_ClotMag)

 

 

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What do you most like and dislike about the period we live in?

Like: Mobile phones.

Dislike: Mobile phones.

 

What is your chief enemy of creativity?

Lethargy.

 

If you would have to give up one of your five senses which one would it be and why?

My sense of smell because I know people who can’t smell and they seem perfectly happy.

 

What’s the worst piece of advice you have been given?

That right next to the speakers is the best spot in a nightclub.

 

Do you consider yourself an introvert or extrovert?

I consider myself 50/50 introvert/extrovert

 

Who or what was the last person, place or thing that fascinated you?

I saw a picture today of a solider in the first world war who had made a garden in the trenches. Apparently they held competitions for who grew the best carrots etc.

 

Website www.rebeccalouiselaw.com

(Photos courtesy of the artist)

22 Jul 2014