Back in 2003, when the Massachusetts Mental Health Center (MMHC) – a facility that had operated for over 90 years and touched the lives of countless patients and employees – was slated for demolition, visual artist Anna Schuleit was commissioned to create a fitting memorial.

With a limited budget and a three-month deadline, she and a huge team of volunteers created Bloom, filling the space with grass and 28,000 potted flowers.

Christopher Jobson of the art website This Is Colossal asked her to share her experience, and a series of photos of the extraordinary 4-day event which had never been seen online before.

READ ON: Bloom: 28,000 Potted Flowers Installed at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center (This Is Colossal)

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