「記錄 Records」A Tree Without Roots at botanical garden|植物園內無根的樹

Onsite performance, photo credit: Yipei Lee

【Project 計畫名稱】
A Tree Without Roots – Rebuilding the memory of camphor tree & historical trade. Onsite documentary, photo credit: Yipei Lee
無根的樹 – 從樟樹記憶與歷史貿易共創未來歷史
照片來源:李依佩

Visiting Herbarium
參觀臘葉標本館

Artist is following the curator’s introduction to understand the collecting system in Herbarium museum in Taiwan during the Japanese colonization.

Oldest camphor tree
最老的樟樹

The curator takes us to visit one of the oldest camphor trees. It’s a bit sick, however the history can’t be erased.

Selecting Venue
場地拜訪

The curator advises three places before artist starts the performance and installation.

Prototyping the base
試做裝置底座

April 26|We starts to make the basement of camphor tree for performance and installation.

Material Arriving
材料抵達

April 27|The whole camphor waste is arriving onsite.

Performance
行為藝術

April 29|Artist starts to perform 8 hours a day for 5 days.

Performance
行為藝術

April 29|Artist starts to perform 8 hours a day for 5 days.

Performance
行為藝術

April 30|Artist starts to perform 8 hours a day for 5 days.

Performance
行為藝術

May 1|Artist starts to perform 8 hours a day for 5 days.

Performance
行為藝術

May 1|Artist starts to perform 8 hours a day for 5 days.

Performance
行為藝術

May 2|Artist starts to perform 8 hours a day for 5 days.

Performance
行為藝術

May 2|Artist starts to perform 8 hours a day for 5 days.

Performance
行為藝術

May 3|Artist starts to perform 8 hours a day for 5 days. We bump into the rains, and the gardeners are helping us to cover the site.

Performance
行為藝術

May 3|Artist starts to perform 8 hours a day for 5 days.

Performance
行為藝術

May 3|In the afternoon, we done the installation.

Performance
行為藝術

May 4|In the afternoon, artist refines the edge and finished the installation.

Performance
行為藝術

May 4|In the end, gardeners are helping the artist to make a soft fence for the installation.

Departure
離境

May 5|Artist back to Indonesia

Interaction
民眾互動

May 10|Visitors from Botanical garden adds some plant bugs to interact with installation.

Interaction
民眾互動

Nov 6|Camphor tree is still strong while encountering typhoon in summer times.

Interaction
民眾互動

Jan 30, 2019|Camphor tree before removing.

Interaction
民眾互動

Jan 30, 2019|It is growing up new roots underground while Camphor tree is removed.

Times
時光
痕跡

Feb 11, 2019|Camphor tree is removed. However the shadow is still visible.


Moving to Jakarta
雅加達

Oct, 2019|Artist works with Yipei and other friends for taking photos with camphor tree leaves.

Moving to Jakarta
雅加達

Oct 16 – Nov 24, 2019|Artist shows the latest drawings above and videos in Indonesia contemporary art and design.

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