While the plant, associated with its effects on the body/mind, is technologized in the cannabis drawings, the technological image, from photographs of details of the planet, is humanized through the oil painting and yet these two movements, apparently opposite, share a vision, a green vision (sea of green is also referencing indoor cannabis planting) of a garden of the mind, and enclosed places like the ancient hortus conclusus of the Middle Ages, the walled garden of a house, or a monastery, with its herbs and medicinal plants.

Carloyn Christov-Barkargiev 

Excerpt from Catalog essay To do so closely

“Sea of Green”, Galería Quetzalli, Oaxaca