Exploring Roots of Trees and Cultural Roots with Artist Susan Stair: Roots on Fire

 

 

 

Illustration of the installation ‘Roots on Fire’ to unveil in Harlem Art Park, courtesy of the artist, Susan Stair

Spending time with artist Susan Stair brings a whole new meaning to the trees that fill our green spaces. As we watched her work to create the clay molds for her next installation, Roots on Fire, Stair took us on a virtual journey underground, exploring how trees constantly send electrical messages through their roots and the mushroom (or mychorrizal network) that compose the Wood Wide Web. Come along on our three-part journey, as we document the creation of the installation Roots on Fire.

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