Mother Earth

© Tora Anne Thompson

Artist Statement:

"We often forget that WE ARE NATURE. Nature is not something separate from us. So when we say that we have lost our connection to nature, we’ve lost our connection to ourselves." - Andy Goldsworthy

My favorite moments are often found while out in nature. Something about the smell of dew-covered moss and pine warms my soul. When we created this piece, traveling long distances wasn't possible for us so we decided to bring the forest to our studio.

Behind the Images:

The feather moss, mushrooms, and other earth elements were all ethically sourced and gathered by contracted professionals specifically for this series.

The elements were then assembled within a 12’ x 15’ studio and captured from above on a scaffolding.