Sean Martindale is an inter-disciplinary artist and designer currently residing in Toronto. His interventions activate public and semi-public spaces to encourage engagement, frequently focused on ecological and social issues. Installed in spring 2009, Nature was the first part of an ongoing project. For this intervention, Sean crafted large individual 3D letters (1.2 m/4 ft high x 0.45 m/1.5 ft deep) to spell out the word ‘NATURE’ using salvaged scraps of cardboard. He then left these letters anonymously on the curb alongside regular garbage and recycling bins in Toronto. The letters were subsequently picked up and crushed ...