One Man One Tree is an art installation, constructed from 15 kilometers of taut elastic wire meant to emulate a 3-D forest of light. When a user steps up, motion sensors follow them planting a tree in this forest, and it becomes a larger-than-life experience full of satisfying, glowing hyperbole. But once this tree is planted in the “virtual environment,” a real tree is planted in real life, in a reforestation project.
1 . plant a virtual seed
2 . A virtual tree will grow
3 . FOR EACH VIRTUAL TREE, A REAL TREE WILL BE PLANTED in a project of reforestation with the Foundation Nature Rights and the native amazonian association Apiwtxa.
one man one tree is A link between art and action, created by the parisian media artists duo, electronic Shadow (es). es exhibits worldwide since 2000, innovative art, live shows and media architecture.
es develops now a new kind of installations, directly connected to real actions in order to create an emotional connection between the audience and the causes to enlight responsability.