To Burn, Forest, Fire

2021

 

Incense that recreates the scent of the first ever forest on Earth, and the scent of the potential last forest on Earth.

The scents mimic the first forest on Earth: the Cairo forest in the Hudson Valley, USA, comprising the extinct tree Cladoxylopsida, believed to be one of the first trees on the planet. The scent of the last forest on Earth is based on the threatened Amazon.

 

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Commissioned by IHME Helsinki, 2021. Photo by Veikko Somerpuro.

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