Fall and Rise, 2019
A participatory project that emerged in collaboration with passersby. Together we covered the trunk of a fallen tree with nails.
I have turned a tree into a marionette. With strings I tried to imitate real wind.
I removed a 10 x 10 meter piece of forest and sorted it into it’s different materials: soil, moss, wood, pines, etc. I then rebuilt this piece of forest and arranged the different materials by colour.
I cut down a tree and chopped it into small pieces. I then tried to rebuild the tree using a hammer and nails.
Lake Deconstruction, 2011, 4 min 41 sec, HD Lake Deconstruction (clip 19 sec)
I made a boat from bark I collected from the forest floor. I sailed across the Baltic sea with the vessel.
I tried to make a small iceberg, so throughout the winter I stored 7 cubic meters of snow inside a big styrofoam box. When the summer came, I took the snow out and brought it to the sea.
I felled a tree. I carved timber to chips. Then I glued chips back to timber.
I printed my portrait on various maps. Then I started to orientate the maps following the lines on my face. On my arm I carried a satellite recorder (GPS) drawing the path that I walked.
The stone that I found after seven minutes of digging. The stone that I found after seven hours of digging. The stone that I found after seven days of digging.
I ran on a running wheel until I was sweating. Then I lay down on the photo paper to which the sweat of my body created a faint figure. I lifted the paper on the wall. I made a new picture every day for two […]
I was in the forest four days without food, drinking water and clothes. I documented my experience.