Judith Sönnicken is a multidisciplinary artist who fuses virtual reality, fashion design, video editing, and sound production. Her work models a world where humans are closer to the environment and shows an analogy between how Google harvests our data and agriculture. “Google Gardening” reimagines what it means to harvest digital data featuring unknown figures. The metaphor is straightforward. When you take a step back, Google is a farm in a sense, and their harvests are all of our personal information. The project was made using virtual reality, fashion design, and video editing to superimpose two mysterious figures onto Google’s facilities. It’s surreal, and can be overwhelming the first time you interact with it. The sounds involved with the video were made from plants’ responses to you touching them or watering them, recorded on contact mics. It’s unclear whether there were any other effects involved.