ROOTED is a living community art installation coming mid-April 2014. (The installation is tentatively scheduled for April 14 with ribbon-cutting on April 16.)
Preparations began in December when volunteers planted 13,000 flower bulbs in 350 pots and moved them into a cooler to simulate winter chilling.
On March 25, student artist Justin Kondrat and faculty advisor Marcia Eames-Sheavly moved the pots to the greenhouse to speed up growth.
When the bulbs are in full bloom in mid-April, volunteers will move the pots to Libe Slope below McGraw clock tower and spell out ROOTED in 10-foot-tall letters.
ROOTED celebrates the diversity of ways people on campus stay rooted in their lives and in our community.
Get involved. Find more info at facebook.com/RootedatCornell