About This Item
The monochrome, often pixelated images of woodlands in the book are sourced from the internet following a Google image search for the word ‘tree surgeon’. Each image features a placed orb which sometimes covers half of the picture surface.Sear says, ‘Brisées, form part of an enduring multi-media exploration of both the human and animal body, and their relationships with landscape. Figures, photographed in the act of cutting, are themselves consumed by their surrounding environments. Sourced from the Internet, and digitally manipulated, tensions between exterior and interior and vision and touch, are explored in an attempt to bring the viewing body back into the act of looking.