Oliver Kellhammer

Oliver Kellhammer is a Canadian land artist, permaculture teacher, activist and writer. His botanical interventions and public art projects demonstrate nature’s surprising ability to recover from damage. Lately, his work has focused on cleaning up contaminated soils, reintroducing prehistoric trees onto landscapes damaged by industrial forestry and cataloging the biodiversity of brownfield ecologies. Recent writings include ‘Neo Eocene’ published in Making the Geologic Now, edited by Jamie Kruse and Elisabeth Ellsworth (Punctum 2012) and ‘Violent Reactions’ in Marina Zurkow’s Petroleum Manga (Punctum 2014). He divides his time between rural British Columbia and Alphabet City.
http://www.oliverk.org
Canada

Artwork:
Neo-Eocene: Malmo

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