Christina Kelly

A Field Guide to Office Plants


softcover, 71 pages, color illustrations throughout
6 in. x 6 in.
Edition: open

A Field Guide to Office Plants is the story of a bored office worker who, after an encounter with the neglected plant in the reception area, is motivated to waste company time by covertly researching the fascinating botanical and social history of the office plant. With original illustrations and photos. The cover is hand stamped on a friendly sticker. Published by Fuse Works.

A Field Guide to Office Plants

Christina Kelly is a Brooklyn based visual artist and filmmaker. In drawings, films, and with her work in the public realm Christina playfully engages with the geography, ecology and history of her hometown. Her work has been presented at Proteus Gowanus, The Rotunda Gallery, The Invisible Dog, dumbo video arts festival, BAM, The New Festival, and Frameline. She was recently a LMCC Swing Space Resident on Governors Island, where she climbed over the seawall with a homemade rope ladder. As a film editor she worked Vijay Mathew, Ramin Bahrani, Casper Andreas and the artist Judy Radul.