• Na Caonaigh

    14 days ago - By Nowness

    Na Caonaigh Multimedia artist Orlando FitzGerald shares his vision of the natural world in a film that illuminates the ecological and historical importance of bryophytes, the collective term for moss, liverworts and hornworts. Shot in Devil's Glen on the east coast of Ireland, Na Caonaigh (meaning “the mosses” in Irish and pronounced Na kween-er ) outlines the journey of the bryophytes, leaving the ocean and rivers to colonize the earth millions of years ago. Lacking roots, flowers or seeds, this often overlooked group of primitive organisms evolved into all the land plants we see today...
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