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Anna Garforth’s Phenomenal Green Graffiti Art is Made Out of Moss
Posted By Tafline Laylin On March 27, 2012 @ 9:13 am In Art,Botanical,carousel showcase,Design,Gallery | 2 Comments
UK-based artist Anna Garforth experiments with all kinds of materials, but we are especially intrigued by her incredible moss graffiti that has appeared on walls as far afield as Hong Kong! A relatively new medium for street artists, moss grows easily and has none of the environmental detriments associated with conventional spray-painted graffiti. Plus, it looks phenomenal. Hit the jump for a closer look at a few of Anna's gorgeous moss graffiti projects.
The Big Bang explosion  of moss appeared at the Russian Club in the UK, which hosted the W Project – a celebration of female artists. The circular patches of moss depict mother earth as a seed shattering explosion. Her moss typology project, Grow , appeared on a wall in London that is slated for demolition. She won’t say where it is located exactly, but she wanted to express her appreciation for the existing urban wilderness before it is completely vanquished.
Lastly, Moss Cross  was created for the Urban Physic Garden, an urban community project by several architects, artists, and designers in the UK designed to promote nature and its healing properties. Moss, it turns out, is not just a cool new way to deck out empty walls, but it also has anti-bacterial properties  and saved thousands of lives as a wound dressing in World War II! Keep an eye out for Anna Galforth… she has other groundbreaking projects up her sleeve that put her squarely en par with some of the greatest green graffiti artists  out there.
+ Anna Garforth 
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URLs in this post:
 The Big Bang explosion: http://crosshatchling.co.uk/The%20Big%20Bang.html
 Grow: http://crosshatchling.co.uk/Grow.html
 Lastly, Moss Cross: http://crosshatchling.co.uk/MossCross.html
 anti-bacterial properties: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moss
 greatest green graffiti artists: http://inhabitat.com/reverse-graffiti/
 + Anna Garforth: http://crosshatchling.co.uk/index.html
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