NICOLA PARENTE POET TREES SITE SPECIFIC INTERACTIVE INSTALLATION | 2017
THEME: FREEDOM AND DIVERSITY
Nicola Parente partnered with Writers in the Schools (WITS) to transform trees into “poet-trees” in Houston during National Poetry Month. Parente dressed trees at Buffalo Bayou Park. Visitors were encouraged to write a poem, sentiment or thought and hang it on the trees.
This project is funded through a grant from the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance. Special thanks to the artists, Ren Mitchell Creative, East End Foundation, Houston Public Library, Buffalo Bayou Park, Discovery Green, BCycle, and Culture Pilot.