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"Concerning Trees" Photography Exhibit

Presented by Poet and the Bench at Poet and the Bench, Mill Valley CA

Nov 27 2020
Jan 31 2021
"Concerning Trees" Photography Exhibit

Evocative, hauntingly ethereal, inviting – the intersection of realism and fantasy

Exhibit Dates:
* November 27 – January 31

[Pictured: Spring 2020 / Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California]

Concerning Trees by Nico van Dongen

Enter this fantastical world and get lost. And found.

These trees, forests and vistas beckon you to enter an experience that re-examines time and place.

Each final photograph is the result of hours of production work combining multiple exposures and layering as one image–with evocative results.

The artist has ultimately created a two-dimensional echo chamber that transports you and asks you to observe with awareness and heightened consciousness. And in this state, with your own memories and longing, may it also give you a more personal connection with trees.

“The layers allow us to touch what we like about nature. That’s why I would want one in my house. Looking at it gives me the ability to have that energy in my own home because I can’t have a big tree there.”
~ Jeffrey Levin, Poet and/the Bench goldsmith and curator


Free admission

Contact: 415-569-4383


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Additional time info:

10:30 am - 5:00 pm, daily (closed holidays)


  • Nico van Dongen, Light Waves


Poet and the Bench

11 Throckmorton Avenue, Mill Valley, CA 94941


Metered parking, free street parking and parking lots.


    • Wheelchair Access

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