Neo-Eocene: Malmo

A detailed set of horticulturalist instructions, a landscape score, to be given to local practitioners from which to establish a grove of prehistorically native trees that last grew in the forests of Scandinavia during the Paleocene-Eocene, some 56 million years ago.

Time is an essential part of agriculture. When a farmer plants a tree the farmer has future generations in mind as she cannot harvest the tree herself – perhaps not even her children. This sculpture visualizes the future scale of recently planted trees.

Oliver Kellhammer
Canada

The spiral forest

The spiral forest

On Robert Ek's suggestion, Oliver's grove of ancient trees is in the form of a spiral. To be seen by aircraft, but also related to a number of theme's in ... More Information