Friday, December 15, 2006

14 Nights in Carnac



14 Nights in Carnac

mixed media - book and oak leaves

14 Nights in Carnac - a piece made by UK artist Paul Conneally (Little Onion) in July 2006. The artist spent 14 nights in Carnac famous for its megoliths its standing stones. He lived and slept below two oak trees. Each night reading sections of Haruki Murakami's The Wind-up Bird Chronicle plucking an oak leaf from the trees and placing it inside the book as a bookmark.

The finished piece is the book with the leaves pressed inside it.

2 comments:

Alan Summers said...

Sounds so beautiful and mystical.

Merry Christmas Little Onion.

Natalia L. Rudychev said...

I've read the novel and loved it.
Beautiful piece.
Season's Greetings!