Wishing Tree

In every shrine in Japan there are wishing trees, each covered with white pieces of paper which make them look as though they are covered in snow. These white pieces of paper (”„Omikuji”¦ in Japanese), which all have fortunes pre-written on them, are drawn randomly by the shrine”¦s visitors. The fortunes give you suggestions on various aspects of life. ( Statement )

Tie a Red Ribbon Round the Old Oak Tree

The action of tying something seems to me a universal language to wish something to come true. I wanted to make a simple, site-specific work, tying pieces of ribbons to a tree. I chose a thick red ribbon and tied it to a tree, and watched it swimming in the wind.
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