Tag: forest

The Woods

For the past 2 years I’ve been working on a new body of work about the woods next to my house.  The resulting images have allowed me to explore how we relate to the abandoned rural landscape in Britain today.  Formally a quarry, the woods have been left to grow unchecked for at least the past 30 years, and the result is a complicated mix of thick forest and sparse areas of quarried land.  Here is a sneak preview of the work, more of which will be shown this saturday at my talk at The Whitworth Art Gallery in Manchester.