The Best Tree in the World: Huggability, performed in Chicago and Carbondale, IL, for VersionFest>04, record albums designed and printed 2004, analysis written 2004

As part of his attempt to determine the best tree in the world, Chris tested the huggability of 15 trees in Chicago and 15 trees in Carbondale. One question he wanted to answer was whether the trees in big cities or small towns are friendlier. The results were then placed in "record album" format, with each specific tree's image and location placed on the outside, and the statistics relating to its relative huggability on the inside. To see images of the record albums as they are shown in exhibitions, see here.

Action shots of Chris in the process of hugging trees in Chicago and Carbondale.

 

Images of each tree:

Chicago:

Tree 1 | Tree 2 | Tree 3 | Tree 4 | Tree 5 | Tree 6 | Tree 7 | Tree 8 | Tree 9 | Tree 10 | Tree 11 | Tree 12 | Tree 13 | Tree 14 | Tree 15

Carbondale:

Tree 1 | Tree 2 | Tree 3 | Tree 4 | Tree 5 | Tree 6 | Tree 7 | Tree 8 | Tree 9 | Tree 10 | Tree 11 | Tree 12 | Tree 13 | Tree 14 | Tree 15

 

Complete Analysis of All Hugging Data

 

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