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
Bartha Contemporary was founded by Swiss-German couple Niklas and Daniela von Bartha in January 2000. The gallery relocated to its
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