Trophic Verses (2018 – 2021)

Founded by Finish media artist Teemu Lehmusruusu – ‘Tropic Verses an artistic exploration into the life and phenomena in and around of Earth’s body of soil. The project spans a period of nearly four years and has commenced in summer 2018. Each year the project manifests in different kinds of artistic and curatorial practices, and launches new collaborations with other art, research and environmental initiatives.’

Commission and micro-residency summer ’18 at Qvidja, southern Finland. Premiered at the Kiilanäänipätiät festival in Finland, summer 2019.

Live performance at OMH, Berlin featuring material from the Trophicverses project:
dirt speaker

Piezo transducer and found garden object loudspeaker.

A meteorological machine measuring co2 and other gas admitting and entering soil. Photo taken on site at Qvidja.


Live performance for exhibition closing of Power Cage – Expeimenal Aquarium (2019) State Studio Berlin – Inspired by self-taught natural scientist Jeanne Villepreux-Power (1794-1971), pioneer of the aquarium. Curated by Burorix. Photos were taken by Mirium Otte