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(Jacob Rumans) #1

the big


picture.


GRASS


ROOTS


SPORT


OK, so we’ve all seen football
games where the players show less
movement than a copse of trees.
However, this is a temporary
exhibition at Wörthersee Stadium in
Klagenfurt, Austria featuring 300 trees,
some of which weigh up to six tonnes.
For Forest – The Unending
Attraction of Nature, is a temporary art
“intervention” from Klaus Littmann,
designed to highlight the climate crisis
and deforestation. The country’s largest
public art installation, it posits whether
one day this is how people might
experience nature, with trees viewed
like endangered animals in zoos.
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consisting of silver birch, alder,
aspen, white willow, hornbeam,
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be carefully replanted.

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