Cedrus Libero    2013

9 minutes

The film work explores the solemn demise of the historic Cedar trees. These trees frame the view of Walpole Park from the Manor and, planted in the late 1700's, are now in a state of decay.They indicate the end of an era, while the regeneration of the park and Manor begins. Patel investigates the life of the trees through her film work. Expired Super 8 film was used and processed by hand to exemplify the passage of time in Cedrus Libero.