ABOUT

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My recent work is primarily shaped by botanical and historical research in Africa and the Americas. Through research in gardens in Harlem, the Bronx, Costa Rica and soon Peru, I create prints, video, photography, and collage to explore how we can become rooted to our landscape and foster healthier environments and bodies by cultivating diverse plants. Through ancient plants, I am able to think about diaspora, race, gender, sexuality, and capitalism in new ways. The ideas of Japanese philosopher scientist Masanobu Fukuoka, Kenyan agricultural scientist Mary Oyiela Abukutsa-Onyango, and Potawatomi scientist Robin Wall Kimmerer have driven my practice.
 

Lindquist received her BA from Columbia University. Her work has been exhibited at Google, Smack Mellon, the New York Public Library, the Allen Hospital, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, El Museo del Barrio, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, The New Museum, and the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts.

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