Conversations with Trees – Tree and wind drawings November 2020


An experiment with conversation using drawing machines to record the movement of nature.

Each drawing is sold hinged and mounted and ready to put into a 10×8 frame of your choice.

Lisa Cole is fascinated by the possibility of turning intangible things into objects we can hold and patterns and shapes we can see.  Her work records and presents data in a way that can be accessed by different senses. Sounds can be felt, movement can be seen.

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Every day I wash dishes and look out at my beautiful apple tree. It is a Red Falstaff, bought from Bristol Permaculture 18 years ago and it produces beautiful big apples, the type the wicked witch used to poison the princess.

I look out at the apple tree but what does the apple tree look out at? What does it think? And more importantly, what does it have to say about it.

During lockdown 2 in November 2020 I recorded different conversations between the birds, the wind and the trees.

The drawings are made in all weathers and rainy days may discolour the pure white background of the paper.

  • Archival ink on 300gsm smooth white card.
  • Image size: A5 portrait (148.5 x 210mm)
  • Edition 1/1
  • Hinged and mounted with a black window matt – please contact me if you want another colour window
  • Ready to fit into your own 10×8 frame.

Tree conversation drawings can be commissioned to be drawn on significant dates and to colours of your choosing. Please contact me so we can discuss in further detail.