EROLA ARCALIS

 

 

 

 

Grafting is a horticultural technique whereby tissues of two different plants are joined so as to continue their growth together.

 

 

In these images the assemblage takes an absurd approach that plays both with the visual doubling and the combination of organic and artificial materials.

 

The process of grafting represents the corruption of the original. In religion it is seen as a symbol of impurity. One of the most commonly grafted trees is the apple-tree, that appears as sacred in several mythological stories.