This project consisted of a seed hunt tour lead by Artist Shilin Hora and Montreal Gazette columnist Brownwyn Chester, a Seed Quilt building workshop, an exhibition, and the planting of the quilt. Once the seeds were collected, participants worked together to construct their own Seed Quilts composed of seeds, biodegradable string, glue, fabric, and wood. An exhibition was held to showcase the completed Seed Quilts as art objects with a small closing ceremony.
Gathering 40 students to engage in a hands-on experience of the different trees and plants that grow on Concordia’s campus. Participants learned seed, tree, and plant identification, and contributed to the creation of unique art objects showcasing these integral parts of Montreal’s urban fabric.