Figure of Plant -beans-

Zelkova, Cherry wood

35×230×110 (h)cm
35×60×47 (h)cm

This is a piece of keyaki, a Japanese zelkova wood that had been lying in my studio for ages. The rocks that were tangled within its roots were crushed up by the energy of its growth. As the days passed looking for a form, I developed an image of beans suddenly popping and setting down their roots.