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Mental Health hospital filled with flowers

In a building housing the Massachusetts Mental Health Center (MMHC) was slated for demolition to make way for updated facilities. Bloom: Potted Flowers Installed at the Massachusetts Mental Health Centerby Christopher Jobson on March 2012

-Via Think Positive

These flower art installations by Anna Schuliet are so moving. She comments on flowers as, "the simplest gesture of caring and wishing-well"

Bloom by Anna Schuleit - thousands of flowers installed in an abandoned mental asylum.

Anna Schuleit installed thousands of flowers in the Massachusetts Mental Health Center to commemorate its life, history, and people over the 91 years of its operation.

To commemorate the closing of the Massachusetts Mental Health Center's old building in 2003, the artist Anna Schuleit created "Bloom," an art installation comprising 28,000 pots of flowers.

To commemorate the closing of the Massachusetts Mental Health Center in the artist Anna Schuleit created "Bloom," an art installation comprising pots of flowers.

Incredible. "Bloom: 28,000 Potted Flowers Installed at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center... After four public days of “Bloom”, the building was closed for good and we delivered all 28,000 flowers to shelters, half-way houses, and psychiatric hospitals, which is why I didn’t want to work with cut flowers. I wanted these flowers to continue onward, after the installation."

In a building housing the Massachusetts Mental Health Center (MMHC) was slated for demolition to make way for updated facilities. Bloom: Potted Flowers Installed at the Massachusetts Mental Health Centerby Christopher Jobson on March 2012

Bloom by Anna Schuleit is an installation in the soon to be demolished Massachusetts Mental Health Center. Anna and her team filled the center with a variety of nearly 28,000 plants and invited past patients and family to reflect on their time there.

Bloom, an installation by Brooklyn-based artist and 2006 MacArthur Fellow Anna Schuleit. Bloom was an installation of potted flowers installed in the vacant hallways of Massachusetts Mental Health Center prior to its closing in

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From "blumen ohne wasser (Flowers without water)" series by German photographer Maria Grossmann, in collaboration with Monika Schürle. Nice contrast of nature vs.