In the forest I knew.

John Berger writes that ‘the silence after a felled tree has fallen is like the silence immediately after death. The same sense of culmination. For a moment the tree’s weight accords with the weight of the finished act.’ In the forest I knew weaves together two coinciding events: the artist’s experience of grief as she loses a loved one to cancer; and the concurrent clearing of an easeway to lay a fracked gas pipeline through the forests of Blue Mountain Reservation, the artist’s home.  External and internal landscapes are mirrored in a collection of original photographs, personal journal entries, archival images of New York infrastructure and other ephemera.

Book Details
Production: Conveyor
Concept & Design: Carla Liesching

7 x 5 in
56 Pages
Edition of 100
Printed CMYK and Duotone on 50# Uncoated Natural & 70# Timber Green Construction Paper

Book: $22 *purchase below

Book + Print (8x10inch): $44 *see print options below

All proceeds donated to Riverkeeper, an environmental justice organization in the NY-area. For more info, see