Arrested state shows burnt strips of 1′′ x 1′′ redwood from a local DIY store placed on a plinth. The evolution of the material is evident; plant fibre has been machined into functional strips and become useful wood, and then burned, evoking cycles of life. Placing it high on a plinth draws attention to the way the plant reveals itself again through burning where the patterns of growth are exposed.
About The Gallery
Bartha Contemporary was founded by Swiss-German couple Niklas and Daniela von Bartha in January 2000. The gallery relocated to its