Tree Tornado

Mobile, AL

Using the trimmings from a lumber mill, thin pieces of wood with the bark still on, this piece does what Christopher tries to show in all his work: the intersection of mechanical and organic. Here, the sculpture takes the form of a sight he saw as a child: water spouts over the Gulf of Mexico. Built for a gallery in Mobile, AL, a place that knows about hurricanes out on the gulf.

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Christopher Fennell
Birmingham, Alabama