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On the Marriage of Plants — Maria Fernanda Cardoso

In her series On the Marriage of Plants, artist Maria Fernanda Cardoso combines Carl Linnaeus' 18th-century taxonomic systems for categorising plants and flowers with more recent research into the reciprocal relationships between plants, humans and other pollinators. Using deep-focus photography to capture the sex organs of flowers, Cardoso explores the beauty, seduction and interspecies relationships of reproduction and survival.


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