How do trees blur the line between nature and culture? That was the question put to artist Hugh Hayden as he sat down to discuss his sculpture Zelig (2013), which features in the Hayward Gallery exhibition Among the Trees.
In this short video, Hayden explains how he uses familiar organic materials, including feathers and wood, to help us think differently about the world around us.
The show must go on(line)
Sadly, for everyone’s safety, our venues are currently closed. But you can still get your Hayward Gallery fix online. We will continue to share inspiring and thought-provoking arts stories through our website and social channels.
As a charity, we rely on ticket sales for a huge chunk of our income. But now they’ve stopped. And it's a huge worry to us, and the people we work with. We all need the escape of art and culture; it can inspire and unite us. So please – if you can afford to – consider a donation to the Southbank Centre today, to help us be there for you in the future.