Story of a Garden

September 23, 2014

This piece was created in direct response to the shocking news that greeted me upon my return from Europe Art Tour that over 1,200 Jacaranda trees were to be destroyed for the expansion of the Ring Road which encircles the city of Kathmandu.

I placed this out-sized watering in the famous Patan Dubar  square, as a response to this disturbing news and an act of notifying drawing public attention with this piece 

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