Tree of Life



This tree of life bears body-shaped fruit in various stages of ripeness. This is a celebration of life or perhaps these are the ‘strange fruit’ jazz singer Billie Holiday referred to in her 1938 song: the victims of lynch mobs. Birth and death grow on the same tree.

Tree of Life (2016) was part of the following exhibition(s):
‘Let’s Get Physical’, Atelier Van Lieshout, Rotterdam (NL), 2020
‘SlaveCity’, De Pont, Tilburg (NL), 2016