Gallery - Wisdom of the Rings 2019-2020

Matriarch #2

Matriarch #2

2020

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.

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.