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Fragile by Roadsworth is a Green Space Inside a Mall

By: Ana Lopez - Published: Jan 17, 2012 • References: fragile.projekroom and mymodernmet
Shopping malls are centers of consumerism and often wasteful behavior, which is why artists Roadsworth and Brian Armstrong along with the studio PROJEKROOM created a five-story garden entitled 'Fragile.'

Elements like cardboard, water bottles, bubble wrap and hangers were collected from Montréal Eaton Centre, a Canadian shopping mall, in order to create mesmerizing pieces like fish or jumping frogs. This beautiful urban garden has everything from trees to ponds with lotus flowers, and was constructed to raise awareness about consumerism and the environment.

It's becoming increasingly popular for artists to take advantage of public spaces to question people's habits and raise awareness about different topics. The artificial ecosystem by Roadsworth and Brian Armstrong is a fantastic example of this artistic tendency.