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Matriarch #2

Matriarch #2


25" fabric wall hanging  NFS


 “The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn” 
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

This is the closest I can get to visually capturing the essence of Mother Tree: in recent scientific research, it has been found that young seedlings in a forest setting are nurtured by their larger and more mature counterparts, with the help of microscopic fungi.

This piece features 100 tree rings!

For a beautiful description of this process, watch this video, narrated by Dr Suzanne Simard, one of the most prominent researchers involved in tree root communication.