Ecotopian Library
Penelope Gottlieb
Colocasia Esculenta

Photograph of an acrylic and ink over Audubon print. “They are metaphors for loss; for all the things one tries in vain to retrieve; for anything that’s truly gone,” she has said. “My life’s work is to research and record the lost plants of this planet. Animal extinctions are big news, but people forget about the plants.” -- Penelope Gottlieb