Trees Growing Limbs

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After my work about our struggle of being trapped in our noisy head, I imagined what would happen if we would finally just relax. Then all sense of separateness would disappear and everything would merge. Trees would start becoming more human and vise versa.

Hand from the Underground, 2008

Carved tree trunk with all of its roots painted with acrylic 38 x 34.5 x 48.8″ Photographed in collaboration with David Byun

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Hand from the Underground, detail, 2008

Carved tree trunk with all of its roots painted with acrylic 38 x 34.5 x 48.8″ Photo: David Byun

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Hand from the Underground, detail, 2008

Carved tree trunk with all of its roots painted with acrylic 38 x 34.5 x 48.8″ Photo: David Byun

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Hand from the Underground, detail, 2008

Carved tree trunk with all of its roots painted with acrylic 38 x 34.5 x 48.8″ Photo: David Byun

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Hand from the Underground, detail, 2008

Carved tree trunk with all of its roots painted with acrylic 38 x 34.5 x 48.8″ Photo: David Byun

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Toe Branch, 2009

Eventually everything merges.
Materials: Carved cherry branch 6.5 x 31 x 15.5″
Photo: David Byun

Wurzelstamm

Hand from the Underground, 2008

Displayed in gallery setting on a pedestal with Wound
Carved tree trunk with all of its roots painted with acrylic 38 x 34.5 x 48.8″

Fingerast

Finger-Branch, 2008

Carved cherry wood, acrylic paint. 13 x 13 x 34″

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Finger-Branch, 2008

Carved cherry wood, acrylic paint. 13 x 13 x 34″

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Finger Branch Bleeding a bit, 2008

Pencil and gouache on paper. 5 x 7″

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Finger Branch, 2008

Pencil and gouache on paper. 5 x 7″

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Finger Branch, 2008

C-Print painted with acrylic. 7.2 x 9.5″

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500 Year old Finger Tree, 2008

C-Print painted with acrylic. 10.4 x 13.8

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Storm, 2009

Gouache and pencil on paper, 12 x 16″