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In 2001 I went to a remote corner of northern BC with a plan.
I wanted to see If I could make a work of art with only my hands
and what I found around me – nothing else.
What I found were spruce cones, thousands of them.
I spent three weeks gathering and carefully placing cones
around five White Spruce trees.
On one of my days off I hiked to the Llewellyn Glacier.
The way the ice flowed through the valleys influenced the way
that I arranged the cones streaming around the trees.
When it was finished,
I gathered some people around to view it,
documented it, then left it for the squirrels.