The End Of The Forest
2008

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Dina Shenhav |  THE END OF THE FOREST

The End of the forest (2008) "… For now the trees are completely severed, extracted from their organic, habitat, the forest. The destruction has a wise, restrained appearance, almost clean: the still-life limbs of the tree are placed in bundles, relative to their size and type, arranged and indexed according to quantitative parameters. The work tools which became tools for flattening (a saw, an electrical saw, a dagger) appear as a metonymic clue to what had happened –residuals of destruction destined to disappear with the sweeps of a

broom assigned to clean the yard

 

Michal Ben-Horin