What a fantastic mind trip. This tree appears to be magically hovering over its tree trunk. What kind of sorcery allows this? Art. Daniel Siering and Mario Shu wrapped a tree in a plastic sheet and then painted the sheet to look like the tree's background. The visual effect makes the background look perfectly seamless.
The installation, spotted by Colossal, is clever. I love when people and cars disappear behind the tree for a brief moment, like they've traveled through a hole into another world.