Two found beech trees, old quarry, Forest of Dean
Two beech entwined into one tree. Experimenting with with this in growing sculpture e.g 'Dancing Beech Tree Ring'.
Oaks of War, Oaks of Peace
Candles round oaks, planted for warships in Napoleonic times, for a peace day celebration, Beechenhurst, Forest of Dean. The day was a collaboration with fellow artist Erika Tan, as part of the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail Diversity project, and took place the summer before the Iraq war.
White birches installation, Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail
Phoenix Roots installation, Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail
Enlarging the Forest of Dean
Tree planting on the Northern edge of the Forest of Dean.
A few years later....
The view now.
Example of commemorative tree planting
With simple ritual devised to suit the occasion.
Rainforest canvas, Cuba
Skeleton leaves sewn into a pocket of canvas with some purple dye, left in the rain forest overnight.