© Kenneth Craig Lambert 2020
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Forest Meditation
2019

Haukijärvi Finland

Installation View

Forest Meditation

2019

 

Edition: 1 of 3 + AP

Resolution: 4000 x 1680 pixels

Duration: 10 min with stereo audio mix

 

Work filmed during Artist Residency,
January 2019, Arteles Creative Center, Haukijärvi Finland

Despite our good intentions we reduce biodiversity through land management and impact the natural world in immeasurable ways. Over a four week period, in sometimes minus twenty degree temperatures, I wrapped trees with hazard tape. What began as a meditative exercise whilst on a residency in Finland evolved into a comment on the accelerated effect human activities have on our environment. There is a numbing sense of apathy in the age of the Anthropocene towards solving climate change. I believe it will prove itself to be the most pressing issue of our generation.

* No trees where harmed during the making of this installation.