Mount Olivella is a 1,025 mt. high mountain rising above the Gulf of Sapri, in Southern Italy.
It was partly deforested by the middle of 1700s, with serious consequences as the hydrogeological instability which still causes floods in the surrounding areas.
Breath will revive Mount Olivella,
bringing balance and protecting the environment. Each new tree will be a new breath for the mountain.
2.500 HOLM OAKS: an evergreen tree native to the Mediterranean region, it is climate resilient.
It will form the external structure of the artwork which will be clearly visible throughout the year.
2.500 MAPLES: a deciduous tree with dense and globular foliage.
It will form the internal structure of the artwork which will change shape and color according to the seasons:
light green during the Spring, bright green in the Summer, red during the Autumn and bare in the Winter.