The Soul of the Tree

Ever since a visit to remote Italian village Cori, I have been fascinated and drawn by the poetic mysticism and stories unfolded by the trunks and formations of hundreds of years old olive trees. This inspiration has resulted in the art project, The Soul of the Tree, in which the mythical and biblical olive tree, which symbolizes love, peace and creation is captured by my camera lens and visualized through artworks of soulful olive trees seen in their bucolic surroundings.

 

As Vigga Bro and I both have a fascination of trees we have collaborated in this project. We imagine tales  and fantasies of which creatures that hide in these trees.

The Soul of the Tree – art project

The Soul of the Tree is a multimedia project composed of visual collage interpretations and a limited edition art book with stories that set frame to the project alongside 14 mixed media interpretations of the soulful tree. The art piece masters are printed on handmade acid free elephant dung paper in size 60×80 cm

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You can also get my art as a poster in my Postershop.

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The Soul of the Tree – art book

For thousands of years, tales have been written and told about the soul of the olive tree. It has been mystified and entangled with symbolic meaning.
The Soulful Tree book project reveals these stories, written by Danish actress and performer Vigga Bro, as they are intertwined between my pieces.
Printed on acid free elephant dung paper, the images are bound together in this hand-made artist book. The hand-made book is made in 25 editions.