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.

Address:
3819 Ave. Calixa Lavallee, Montreal, PQ, Canada
Directions:
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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