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a silent resistance
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"AFTER YOU LEAVE..."
This project documents a silent war, the War of the Trees.
Here we see the trees’ stoic refusal to submit to the dominating infrastructure– aggressive constriction and unremitting subjugation by the sidewalks, fences, buildings and decorative borders in this green battlezone.
part 1:
Short animated video chapters documenting the struggle. Watch online or download to your phone or mobile device.
part 2:
Online site, for participants to submit their own photographic observations of the struggle.  
part 3:
Map to locations of trees.
There seems to be something quietly and very, very slowly pushing back:
Vive La Treesistance!
This project is part of the Conflux Festival 2007 Brooklyn, NY
"AFTER YOU LEAVE..." events during the festival:
open workshops Thurs. Sept. 13, 11am - 12:30pm
film / video program Sat. Sept. 16, 1pm - 8pm
MOVIE the animated story of the resistance
AFTER YOU LEAVE
3 min 15 sec
Chapter 1: The Root of the Struggle
Chapter 2: Uprising
Chapter 3: Consuming Obstacles
Chapter 4: Propagation
PHOTO submit your photos here
This struggle is worldwide, photos welcome from any location.
Email to submit your comments and photos of trees in the fight:
Please include photo credit, location of photo and text/caption.
MAP
Visit the trees. Download the Map (pdf)