Engines of the earth, forests are an ancient power, once upon a time stretching across continents, an ancient network of nature connecting east and west, north and south. Now is an exciting time in which we humans can choose to elevate the power of these engines, or to continue to dismantle and destroy them.
What if we give forests an extra hand, in which we utilize dead tree branches to reforest the physical world via the metaverse?
So here we are, having cast in porcelain, preserved the dead tree branch that otherwise would be lost forever (perhaps
GreenNFTs, CleanNFTs are a thing. So should we do this? The trees have given me clearance to employ GreenNFTs…
Trees are remarkable in so many ways. They literally embody the passing of years in their trunks and celebrate every new year by dressing themselves up in the spring. When a tree dies, it remains for only so long until it is reabsorbed by the earth to be used as needed.
musings on #onceuponatree #afterlifeoftrees #treesNotNFTs #analog2digital #replicaredux. More here, and on instagram
My porcelain slip-casted branches copy and preserve Nature’s original artwork. A digital 3D scan of these porcelain sculptures illustrates the new way of creating and preserving physical objects.
Now on display: poured porcelain birch candles! Refillable, re-useable hand-made sculptures. Each one is unique!
This body of work is directly a result of my experience with The Machine.