Z National Forest

Filed under: Art Pranks

Submitted by artist, Wayne Zebzda:

In 1982, a traffic island in San Francisco, with one lone tree, was turned into a national forest. The perimeter was fenced in, signage and an information box with pamphlets were installed. The site was patrolled by a life-size androgynous plywood ranger named Lou.

Z National Forest, by Wayne Zebzda

Skip Twitchell of Video West Magazine interviewed the artist Wayne Zebzda at the site:

The project was part of the 12th International Sculpture Conference.