TREE–BURIAL, XI - XII © 2015 Cecilia Jonsson
TREE–BURIAL, I - II © 2015 Cecilia Jonsson
TREE–BURIAL, III - IV © 2015 Cecilia Jonsson
12 documentation photographs, C-print on paper
Developed with the support of the Association of Norwegian Visual Artist (NBK).
With referens to Keith Arnatt's work 'Self–Burial (Television Interference Project)' from 1969, this work is set in the natural landscape and leaves no evident trace behind. In this sequence of images, a birch tree is buried to gradually disappear, vertically in to the ground. Highlighting the presence of the tree by the inversion of its nature.
'Tree–Burial' consist of a series of 12 photographs, documenting the sequential stages of the burial act that took place during Kjerringøy Land Art Biennale, Kjerringøy island (northern Norway).