To Be As One Tree – A Participatory Art Project part 1

This project was renamed – To Be As One Tree.



Be Illumined

Inspired by the brilliant participatory photography project of Nancy M Wong, many miles away, three creatives, June (poet and author), Kalen (collage and mixed media, painting) and Sheridan (digital and visual arts) conceived an idea to contruct a sculpture to represent the Divine Lote Tree.

The idea to create one joint piece, in which the whole sector and their friends and family might participate in, whilst doing their core activities, was born.

We searched for inspiration for the 3d tree construction and Kalen has begun experimenting to make the trunk.

Meanwhile June is working on ways people can compose texts, things such as poems or tributes to put on the leaves, which might be, 1) personal responses to the bicentenary 2) beautiful calligraphic copying of quotes 3)  how to remove difficulties from the world 4)Something of 1-3 in their mother tongue. The aim is to provide a diverse way to…

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