How Does Your Garden Grow

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How Does Your Garden Grow
2012-2016, two screen film loop, 35mm film, photographic animation, silent

Film loop made from 35mm footage shot of garden I grew while living in Sylmar, Los Angeles combined with photographic animation indexing the found film collection of Armand Piaggi a San Francisco based independent television producer. Armand worked with the gardener Albert Wilson on radio show Dig It with Albert and television series How Does Your Garden Grow. The film collection spans the period of their collaboration from 1940s-1960s and consists of over 50 rolls of vintage colour Kodachrome 16mm film prints including raw footage for the television show, outtakes, and occasional home movies.