THE PLANT 6, with the cover image by Daisuke Hamada
The Plant 6 celebrates the splendour of cherry blossoms in Japan captured by Daisuke Hamada, assorted orchids by Lena C. Emery and the domestic charm of bad mothers everywhere: the spider plant.
Coke Bartrina and Enrique Giner de los Rios guide us through the multiple landscapes of Mexico City. French artist Camille Henrot talks reactionary ikebana with Amy Sherlock and Osma Harvilahti goes de…ep into the coconut palms of Ghana. We investigate the cosmic potential in Hereford soil at Fern Verrow and Kyushu’s onsen in Secret Foliage. With stops in Versailles gardens, Sydney’s rock pools and the badlands of industrial Berlin, our travel ends back in Japan with photographer Rinko Kawauchi y in Shogatsu.
There’s more! Enjoy the tale of the Indian sandalwood bandit, cinematic adventures in the maze of childhood and Scheltens and Abbenes recipes. And most importantly! Find a spider plant that you like, with a monograph on this issue’s chosen plant.