7000 Oaks: A Linear Forest

An exhibition celebrating the opening of the 7000 Oaks office at the Demarco European Art Foundation with documents, books, maps, correspondence related to '7000 Oaks', the planting of a linear forest in homage to Joseph Beuys and his monumental sculpture created for the 7th Documenta in Kassel 1982-1987.

The documentation brings up to date and extends the sculpture throughout the Birtish Isles linking Scotland, Ireland, Wales, England, France, Italy, Germany and Holland with special forms on the work of the 'Border Woodland Community'. The exhibition constitutes and invitation to everyone as an artist to be involved in the planting of oak trees in groups of seven, according to the wishes of Joseph Beuys.


joseph beuys exhibition

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 1996
Venue 22
Demarco European Art Foundation
St Mary's School
York Lane / Albany St
Edinburgh EH1 3HY
Tel: 0131 557 0707