Witness Trees - Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Witness Trees

Witness Trees

Exhibits | Power of Trees

Conservatory Gallery
June 17–October 22, 2023

Bear witness to the effects of climate change worldwide and explore the trees rooted in these lands through a photography exhibit by local artist Carolyn Monastra.

The Witness Tree is a project by artist Carolyn Monastra about the effects of climate change around the world. Learn more at thewitnesstree.org.

Carolyn Monastra is a Brooklyn-based artist, activist, and educator who uses photography, video, public art, and community engagement to address environmental concerns and examine humans’ relationship with our ecosystems. Awards include grants from the Puffin Foundation and BRIC Arts Media, along with residencies at Ucross, Djerassi, Caldera Arts, and Blue Mountain Center, among others. Monastra earned a BA in English literature from Fordham University and an MFA from the Yale School of Art. Her artwork is in the Marguiles and Johnson & Johnson collections and has been exhibited in venues in the U.S., China, Ireland, and England.

Artist website: carolynmonastra.com

Instagram: @carolyn_monastra


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Image, top of page: Carolyn Monastra