by TOM RIDOUT
Ebook, Apple iPad format
About the Book
SHROUDED is a photographic collection of burlap wrapped trees in Ontario. Newly transplanted trees are wrapped with during the winter to protect them from the elements (wind and road salt spray). The resulting forms are anonymous art created by the tree wrappers who are undertaking a simple functional exercise but producing evocative forms
Tom is a fine art photographer, an architectural photographer and a landscape architect. He started his University education at the University of Toronto and completed his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture degree at the University of Guelph in 1980. As part of his BLA program he studied for a semester abroad at the Sir John Cass School of Art in London England in a visual arts program. Through his 34 years as a landscape architect he has developed a broad understanding of both urban and natural environments. His professional experience forms the basis of his current photographic projects.