Olden Mimi Lamarre, Salt Spring Island, BC Size 30" x 51" x 24" Medium Wood and yellow cedar You calling me old? I’m 200 years young My life was cut short I was meant to live tall My journey was to end at 1000 years old Slashed and discarded from my grove; My ancestral home I was left to burn 1815-2015 Yellow Cedar Woss Forest, BC Olden Mimi Lamarre, Salt Spring Island, BC About the artist About the artist Mimi LamarreSalt Spring Island, BC Mimi Lamarre is a creative producer from Salt Spring Island with a strong background in the arts and music industry. Mimi Lamarre has a knack for turning ideas into concrete visions. The BC wilderness and ocean have captivated and inspired Mimi. This project started with a found discarded piece of wood in a burn pile in a deforestation area. It focuses on the loss of ancient forests and the ongoing debate on the definition of the age of a tree to be considered old growth.