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Film following artist Katie Paterson as she assembles the wood collection and creates her artwork Hollow, made out of 10,000 samples of different tree species.

Katie Paterson's public artwork, Hollow, will be made out of 10,000 samples of different tree species and unveiled in Bristol in early May. This film follows Katie over a ten-month period as she assembles the wood collection and creates the artwork. Sourced from all around the world, her samples include the oldest tree in the world, a tree that survived a nuclear blast and many trees that are now extinct. Katie's quest to collect tree samples takes her to an arboretum in Scotland and the national wood collection at Kew, to create an artwork designed to inspire wonder at the evolution of trees through time and the fragility of life on our planet.

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 7 May 2016 19:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Participant Katie Paterson
Executive Producer Richard Bright
Producer Ben Harding
Director Ben Harding

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