The moss wall was created as part of an initiative by Dublin City Council called Beta Projects. The idea was to test the use of moss to create public art walls which could enhance and involve the local area.
My design won a competition run by Beta to create a piece to go up on the initial test wall. The design references the nearby fruit markets a landmark feature of the area, the words grow and culture also reference the medium of moss. The frames below the writing were intended to be representative of local culture with locals being invited to fill them with their own local culture.
The work was installed over one weekend in November 2013 on Little Mary Street in Dublin City, with the help of a small group of volunteers. Many of the photos below we're taken by Eoghan Riordan of Sequoia Design who was also instrumental in the installation of the piece and in the sourcing and testing of the moss mixtures.