Catarina Gentil, 2021

# 0061

White Poplar

Living Thing, Several Things, Common, Gathered, Polymers, Weeks

Socio-cultural Data

Historical Uses

Not known

Present Uses

Not known

Experimental, near future uses

This soft wool-like material might have textile uses, like felting perhaps.

Future Impact

If its textile uses are successful, it might have an impact in the clothing industry.

Technical Data

Class of Material


Bio-temporal-geographical Data

Residence time (How long does the matter/material/artefact stay in an unaltered state in the location/context/system before it decay?)


How does the item affect the environment in which it exists?

Nourish it

Ontological-cosmological Data


How would you like to be with this artefact/material/living thing/matter?

I would like to spend more time exploring and understand it's possible uses on my artistic pratice.

How does transforming this artefact/material/living thing/matter transform you?

It matters to me in the way I might be giving use to a material that not only is very typical of my country, but that is also commonly considered useless