For the exhibition: Endurance: Exploring Entropic Forces, at the Abington Art Center in Philadelphia, I created an outdoor work titled Energeia and Dissensus, it was a room sized, enterable outdoor installation. The work takes as its starting point the traditions of environmental sculpture, temporary architecture and landscape architecture, materially it consisted of molded wood armature, which was covered and formed with soil, seed and burlap. The seed was researched and selected to correspond to what the native Americans planted at that location over 300 years prior. The sculpture sprouted and morphed over the course of the exhibition. 

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Energeia and Dissensus, Robert Gero 2010

  Energeia and Dissensus, Robert Gero 2010

Energeia and Dissensus, Robert Gero 2010

  Energeia and Dissensus, Robert Gero 2010

Energeia and Dissensus, Robert Gero 2010

  Energeia and Dissensus, Robert Gero 2010

Energeia and Dissensus, Robert Gero 2010

16.Gero_ Endurance_drawing.jpg

Sculptural drawing for Endurance 2009

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Drawing detail 2009