In the mountain forests of the Pacific Northwest, large softwood trees are felled by powerful gusts of wind during storms. Their large cavernous roots and their network of life become visible. Seeing their impressive root systems many times taller than myself and the long, teetering cantilevered trunks always remind me of my place.
Mach XXII was created through repetitive stacking, individually cutting, and adhering isosceles triangles together. The exterior is carved and the interior is left raw.