“Dendrophile (n) a person who loves trees, forests” by Kathleen Hill & Elaine Wigle. Hand felted wool, hat makers strapping, wood buttons, found natural materials – lichen, pine cones, tree branches, seed pods, galvanized wire,glue and nylon stockings.
Dendrophile travels through time beginning with a nod to our Great Grandmothers who picnicked on mountain tops in their corsets and full skirts. Over time women have collectively shed the excess and restrictions and journeyed into the woods more easily, our undergarments migrating from inner to outerwear. All the while the call of the forest must be heeded.Continue Reading