When a Tree Falls (Quartered, Quarantined)
A fallen mulberry tree is cut, dried, and displayed in an approximation of its original form in When A Tree Falls (Quartered, Quarantined), intending to preserve the object through its value as a specimen. Traces of the environmental effects of insects, woodpeckers, and a lightning strike remain visible, yet the displayed tree is an isolated body, displaced from an ecosystem where it could still be an integral component.
Text by Brent Aldrich
Photography by Anna Powell Denton and Brent Aldrich