Honorable Mention / 2021 / Nature / Trees

Tree of Life

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    Jasmine Rossi
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According to Egyptian mythology the acacia has been associated with the tree of life, such as in the Myth of Osiris and Isis. The acacia tree is said to have been the “burning bush” that Moses encountered in the desert, and when God gave Moses the instructions for building the tabernacle, he said to "make an ark" and "a table of acacia wood" Christ's crown of thorns is thought to have been woven from acacia. It represents purity and endurance of the soul, and is used as a funerary symbol signifying resurrection and immortality. Over centuries, the acacia has shaded weary desert travellers from

“The world, as it has been for millennia, is changing, and Rossi has chosen photography as a medium to stir our conscience, and make us reflect on the dire question of the future of our planet"
- Artinvestor Magazine, Germany.

"...one can tell how much Jasmine Rossi loves her subject. Her stunning photographs show that successful photographers need both passion and persistence".

Russell Hart, Editor in Chief American Photo Magazine

Jasmine Rossi was born in Lausanne, Switzerland, grew up in Spain and Italy and studied in Germany and the UK.
She now resides in Buenos Aires, Argentina