GHOSTONES Haunt Petriverse

The Petriverse dressed up for Halloween this year: standing megaliths donned white webwork and became “ghostones ,” which, surrounding a dolphin skull, composed a spooky display, especially at night.

Pierre Jardin considered the covering a poor-man’s mock-up of Christo wrapping trees.  The stones took on an ethereal beauty, lightening into slightly uncanny presences, almost afloat.

Pierre wondered how the stones felt in their garb: cheapened? cloistered and cobwebbed? or maybe they were happy being seen as ghosts, their spirits appearing to those passersby who don’t realize that stones are animate matter of the living earth….


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