Saturday, December 24, 2011

River Roots

I grew up canoeing along segments of The Charles River which snakes 80 miles through Eastern Massachusetts. On one early autumn paddle a couple years ago I discovered this nest-like roots system along the banks near South Natick--a treasured relic from one of the most beautiful spots on the river.

Driftwood panel, aluminum strainer, black painted root system

24"L x 17"W x 9"D

Fenced In

Representative of our inclination to build fences--either around ourselves to keep people out or around others to keep them contained.

Spray painted plywood, nails

42" x 30"