Artist Statement

A group of existing trees are transformed into receptacles for knowledge and learning in this enchanted book forest. Hanging recycled bottles are filled with suggestions for great reads from the western canon and world literature and visitors are encouraged to share their own.


Artist Bio

Laura Noel was born in Atlanta, where she continues to live and work. She received a BA in Public Policy Studies from Duke University and a MFA with distinction in Photography from the University of Georgia. Her work has been featured in numerous galleries and exhibitions around Atlanta. Noel is currently a professor in the Visual Art Department at Emory University.