EVERYTHING IS STILL ALIVE (2007-) was a planting of native poppies on patches of bare ground through adjacent neighborhoods of different cultural and economic classes: working class Highland Park, comfortable South Pasadena, and the estate community of San Marino. How the poppies bloomed revealed disparate patterns of land management...

Though poppies are "natives", they should only be planted in urban areas. Sprinkling seeds near wilderness areas can decimate locally specific strains of poppies that have adapted to your local wilderness area over thousands of years!

Highland Park

South Pasadena

San Marino