Emilie Brzezinski, Family Trees, A Sculptural Installation, 2010. Tree trunks, leaves, grass, and black and white photographs, dimensions variable.

Emilie Brzezinski


1112 Gallery for the Arts

Emilie Brzezinski’s enveloping and engrossing Family Trees, A Sculptural Installation filled the 1212 Gallery’s huge open space with a forest of photographically enhanced tree trunks. She cut 17 found trees in half and, after carving out their interiors, covered the resulting space with photographic images (mostly of trees, leaves, and grass, as well as black and white family photographs). One of her tree choices, a cherry, had a bird nest inside, which she kept and…see the full review in March’s magazine.