Forest Meditation
2019

Haukijärvi Finland

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Installation View

Forest Meditation

2019

 

Edition: 1 of 3 + AP

Duration: 10 min with stereo audio mix

 

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

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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 were harmed during the making of this installation.

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