The Environmental Protection Agency tested the soil of backyards in the Seward and Longfellow neighborhoods soil and discovered unacceptable levels of arsenic due to pollution from a 1950s pesticide manufacturer. The soil was removed to a depth of 18 inches and replaced with clean soil.
Musicians: Sean Connaughty, Matt Zaun, Jason Kesselring, Paul Metzger, Scott Puhl, Bryce Kastning. Elaine Evans, David Pitman. All the music was improvised and recorded in the garden.
Recorded by Sean Connaughty summer of 2007
The Garden Project is a multi media installation exploring urban ecosystems and greenspace. The Garden Project also includes video, audio, paintings, prints, and sculpture. Each item is handmade and unique. This work is dedicated to the memory of Matt Zaun.
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