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Exposition d'art : Trees Grow and Fall

Exposition d'art : Trees Grow and Fall
Fourteen, Nasser K © 2012

Trees Grow and Fall

Nasser K

Jeudi, 13 Novembre, 2014 - Samedi, 6 Décembre, 2014

Trees Grow and Fall is a documentary multimedia project that shows the way urbanization has marginalized trees and questions the social impact of deforestation. My interest in this topic began after looking closely at a group of photographs I’d taken in Brooklyn. These photos jumped out at me, beckoning to be heard. They depicted trees being pushed back by newly built structures; some were fenced out like prisoners; others were replaced by electric poles made with their own corpses.

Trees are very generous. They give shade, clean air, and beauty to any landscape. When harvested, we use their wood to build homes, make furniture, pencils, paper, and other useful items, and, in return, trees ask for nothing. It seems to me that society takes this generosity for granted. Are we acting responsibly with this precious natural resource?

location
555 Gallery
555 E 2nd
Boston, MA 02127
United States