Location: Pratale Organic Farm, Nr. Gubbio, Umbria, Italy
Date: May 2013 -
I stay in a beautiful wooded Oak valley of Vallingegno -
The Ram's horn -
This was the Pagan symbol representing Divas of the forest.
The Cerri )– the Oak leaf-
The grand Oak unfurls its new vibrant lime green leaves around this time, symbolising Spring -
The site for the land artwork is a sloping terrain of flaking, unstable rock. It is perpetually crumbling and cracking in its journey of transformation into soil.
This piece is a prayer. It asks for a positive outcome to complex brain surgery that a dearly loved one is about to undergo. The aim of the operation is to re connect parts of the brain to other parts by opening up a new blood supply.
The number twelve is the number of elliptical lobes I describe using chards of the rock on the hillside. In numerology twelve represents wholeness.