Tropical Ghosts in Oxford

“The Ghost Forest, an artwork comprising ten gargantuan uprooted trees, forms an imposing sight in front of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. Each tree measures over 100 feet and lies on its side on a plinth, its leaves lost, bark weathered, roots exposed. They are a powerful reminder of the drastic rate at which we are removing the ‘world’s lungs’ through deforestation and responses so far have been emotionally charged.”

Download the full article Tropical Ghosts in Oxford by Penny Sarchet from Phenotype Issue 8 Hilary Term 2011: [download#12]