The Passion Flower, 2017

Performance with passion flower costume/sculpture (textile, flour, white glue, foam rubber, plastic, paper, nylon strap, wood, tape, lacquer, balloon, acrylic paint), soft drink, straws

The Passionflower is a performance with a flower costume staging the bloom and pollination of a blue passiflora. Once the petals have opened, soft drink is poured into the flower’s base. The audience are invited to kneel and suck ‘nectar’ from the flower’s interior with straws.

The Passion Flower was part of the exhibition The Inner Ocean at der TANK, Institut Kunst FHNW Academy of Art and Design, Basel, June 3 – 22, 2017. Curated by Chus Martinez. Supported by The NA-fund.

The passionflower Passionsblomman Ingela Ihrman
The passionflower Passionsblomman Ingela Ihrman
The passionflower Passionsblomman Ingela Ihrman