Montreal, Quebec, Canada: Le Proliferateur: Big Slingshot

A 49-foot-tall slingshot has been carved from the trunk and branches of a big, dead tree. Not operational; it's a sculptural tribute to a 1987 film.
3819 Ave. Calixa Lavallee, Montreal, PQ, Canada
In the Parc La Fontaine, just north of the lake, in downtown Montreal. The former tree stands by itself, so it's fairly easy to spot.
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Le Proliferateur

"Le Proliferateur" is a tribute to director Frederic Back and his 1987 film, "The Man Who Planted Trees." It's a 49-foot-high slingshot made from a dead poplar in the center of Parc La Fontaine in Montreal. The artist who sculpted the tree was Melsa Montagne Nicolas Des Ormeaux.

[Le Proliferateur, 01/16/2015]

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