everything that was directly lived has moved away into a representation
Once thought extinct for a million years, the Dawn Redwood tree was found thriving in China in the early 20th century. The horticultural community then distributed seeds to gardens and parks around the world including Toronto’s High Park, where a number of mature trees like this one now grow. The tree’s unique pear shape combines with its tempest-like, wavy bark to stand out from the native species around it.
The quote is by Guy Debord