12 13 To imitate plants. A conversation with Stefano Mancuso Leonardo Merlini Stefano Mancuso & Carsten Höller, The Florence Experiment, 2018 Laboratory for the analysis of 10,000 bean plants (detail): LI-6800F Portable Photosynthesis System, PTR-TOF 8000 System for real-time trace gas analysis of VOCs, three shelves with plant growth benches, lab equipment Installation view at Strozzina, Florence – credits: Attilio Maranzano