About the Book
This book features my own small, temporary installations which I photographed and wrote accompanying essays and poems to. I thought about our relationship to the Hemlock species and our emotions towards its decline and created pieces that could contribute to the idea that we, humans, plants and animals, are connected to and affected by this species. The temporary installations were made with materials found in nature such as leaves, rocks, tree stumps, moss and seedlings while also using man-made materials found in the art studio at Harvard Forest such as aluminum tape, wooden boxes and spray paint. The materials themselves, put together, illustrate the idea of how we interact with nature and the completed photographed pieces represent how we interact with the Hemlock species and its ecological community.