Diana Lynn
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projects 2000-2004
2001. Honouring the people of Toronto Island and the Cottonwood trees whose roots hold the drifting sands of the island  together.
In  the tradition of flower carpets, (infiorata and alfombres de flores) rangoli, and kolams around the world, these flower circles are done with a community spirit in celebration and in hope.
2001. Pine needles, poetry,  the words we write
incunabula
Picea glauca
2002. Semi-Permanent outdoor installation of stones, placed in a meandering line in the valley below the enormous Silvretta Dam. Viewed from the top of the dam, the overall form is leaf- or boat-like in shape, providing a reminiscence of the water that once flowed through the valley.
2001. Installaton of thousands of Sitka Spruce cones placed beneath a small grove of Spruce trees in Northern BC.
meander
gesture
April to October 2003
Momentary installations made between the tides
on the popular beaches of Vancouver, Victoria, and Saltspring Island. 
only connect
hundreds & thousands
2000-2001. A year-long project  with the Surrey Art Gallery.
Numbering every leaf on five trees  and writing poetic lines on leaves throughout Bear Creek Park.  When the leaves fell, they were collected, washed, dried, pressed and pinned  to the walls of the gallery. Gallery visitors were invited to participate.
flower circles
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