This public event marks the end of a 2-week residency between the Orsay and Saclay campuses. Named Plant Ontology, it was conducted in collaboration with Claire Damesin, ecophysiologist; Karen Houle, ethical philosopher and poet; Sylvie Pouteau, plant ethicist; and Amandine Dubois, greenhouse manager.
A series of workshops were offered to students, teacher-researchers and staff from various departments: geops, plant biology greenhouse, IDEEV, Agroparistech.
Phytomorphism: taking on the shape of a plant.
Soil portraits based on study or personal samples
Botanical portraits: recount a memory of a unique encounter with a plant.
On 22 June, there were also workshops on collecting seeds, making cuttings, writing poems and breathing deeply, listen to the soil
The event ended with a "rising moon" event: planting yourself in front of night-blooming plants while listening to various poetic texts about plant life.
Exhibition of works
Vertimus, bending with the pine
Dendromité, breathing with the tree
a project supported by the REBBEL network, the University of Paris-Saclay and the ESE