"Afterlife Afterthought" by Peruvian-American artist Emil Alzamora. This one is particularly odd because it also the perfect image of a "rokurokubi" -- a traditional Japanese monster/ghost. It's unclear whether the connection was intentional or not.
Roots is part of the series of tree bark figures : Becky Grismer, Roots represents the common characteristic of both trees and humans having roots. Pine tree roots create the figure's base, head piece and are found in the body detail.