Riotous Roots

Tree cutting; copper tubing assembled with stainless steel screws and epoxy; rebar, Portland cement mixes with metal foil and wire reinforcement; epoxy wood; acrylic paint and clear epoxy coating

2016

Dimensions: 85 x 51 x 26

Curious fact: Trees can survive even when they are completely hollowed out. They can be cut to the ground and grow back. Charles Darwin surmised that the roots were the center of plant intelligence, and recent research shows that they communicate information in forest ecosystems.

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