Toby’s work explores the invisible connections and forces between people that are strengthened by memorable experiences and enhanced by psychedelics. The scenes and characters have a quality of magical realism and stem from experiences during the artist’s sixteen years planting trees in British Columbia. Set in tree planting camps, her work is not at all about the job itself but rather explores the unique setting tree planting provides for fostering particularly accelerated and powerful social connections. Toby transports you to a dark surreal world that remains playful and colourful. The dioramas and animations are simultaneously comforting yet uncomfortable, calm yet chaotic, paralleling the sensations of the psychedelic experience itself.