Integration with Nature - Part Two Byron Johnston Copper, soil, steel, aluminum, plexiglas, live tree, root stock
The forest industry is presented with many challenging, intricate, and difficult problems; some have the potential to be puzzling. This installation challenges horizontal growth. Viewer investigation will ask the question: will the tree manage to grow given the adverse conditions? My work seeks to challenge the visitor’s sense and re-order the individual’s social experience to reveal the interaction between the intellect, the body and the lived experience.