Philippe Pastor, “The Burned Trees”
Paris Gare du Nord
October – November 2014
In the context of the 20th anniversary of the « Convention to Combat desertification », Gares & Connexions (SNCF) in collaboration with the Nicolas Hulot Foundation (FNH) and the Art & Environnement Association, present the Burned Trees sculpture of the artist Philippe Pastor, from 22 October to 25 November at Paris-Nord railway station.
On Tuesday 25 November, to mark the end of the exhibition, Philippe Pastor has offered a tree to Nicolas Hulot, President of FNH, Rémi Féraud, Mayor of the 10th arrondissement of Paris, Pénélope Komitès, Executive Assistant to the Mayor of Paris, in charge of Green Spaces of Nature and Biodiversity and to Patrick Ropert, director of Gares & Connexions, as a symbol of its commitment to plant 10 000 trees in 2015 in Madagascar.