1. (in Greek mythology) a fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head, a goat's body, and a serpent's tail. · any mythical animal with parts taken from various animals.
2. an organism containing a mixture of genetically different tissues, formed by processes such as fusion of early embryos, grafting, or mutation.
Connected Earth considers how trees are connected as one single organism that is whole in and of itself, yet are seen as separate entities to the human eye. A forest functions as an invisible network in which trees communicate, warn and nourish each other through their root system. This body of work contemplates how our perception of individuality and separateness within nature may not only be false, but may hinder the efforts of our own species to survive as a global population in trying times.