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As Extinct (2019), Minji Choi

 As Extinct (2019) is a playful subversion of the authority implied in official plant classification. The Fleischmann’s parsnip (Pastinaca sativa L. var. fleischmanni (Hladnik) Burnat) is classified by the Red list as extinct, but actually a small population of this plant is growing in the Ljubljana botanical garden. Choi says, “If a species is no longer found in nature, it becomes ‘officially’ extinct, which is a fact but at the same time, it can be a false fact.” She asks us, what is nature? Is a garden taken care of by humans not part of “nature”? Are humans not part of nature? She opts for the ambiguity and plurality of interpretations when “classifications can shift from reality to fiction”. Source: http://minji-choi.com/