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get reconnected

Meghan HarcarComment

In an installation completed for the 2012 Pendle Sculpture Trail, artist Philippe Handford created the sculpture Reconnected 1.  In this piece, he took a tree that had been illegally cut down in Northwest England and reconnected it to its trunk using slices of log and a metal brace that is almost spine-like.  The sculpture trail was installed in celebration of the 400th anniversary of the trails and the executions of the Pendle witches. I really love the shape of the sculpture and the idea of restoring the trees, while acknowledging that they can never be like they were before being illegally cut down.  This piece is so unique that it really caught my attention.

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