Climate change and the resulting bark beetle infestation of planted spruce trees have destroyed or severely affected the forests in the region of my childhood in Siegerland Wittgenstein. I collect last documents, testimonies of destruction, stories of fallen, dead, once living trees. the pieces are objets trouvé, ready-mades, which I conserve and choose a framework, a form of presentation for.
They are intended to make us think about our relationship with trees, with forestry, with ourselves and with the planet. After all, nothing exists separately from each other and our dealings with trees reflect our dealings with ourselves and with others.
Wounds, scars, possibilities. Transience, downfall, new beginnings.
Earth on Canvas
earthwritings are asemic writings, to free from meaning and create space for new comprehension of reality and things. also a form to find a new language beyond known signs (which nevertheless seem to recall traditional signs).
Ink on Papyrus
texts of the subconscious, of which i have forgotten how they could be read. maybe they are poems. or recipes. or spells.