Unframed Landscapes

I was recommended a text in my tutorial titled “Unframed Landscapes” by Maja, N. A., and Fowkes, R., (no date) I found this article pertinent to my work as it talks about the potential for the landscape genre to represent inner experience’ and that ‘when admiring a natural landscape, we apply the same aesthetic conventionsContinue reading “Unframed Landscapes”

Forest Bathing

I have been interested in the art of forest bathing for a while, Forest bathing known as Shinrin Yoku, is a Japanese practice which is a process of relaxation; being calm and quiet amongst the trees, observing nature around you whilst breathing deeply. As my research encompasses the potential of the landscape to represent the innerContinue reading “Forest Bathing”

Lundy labyrinth

My interest in Labyrinths started when I set out on a pilgrimage from Wells to Glastonbury, with the set intention for the journey as Hope. The setting of an intention is the essence to both walking pilgrimage and labyrinths. Hope was in response to the fact that I was walking the pilgrimage in the summerContinue reading “Lundy labyrinth”

The sight of the walker

A reflection on William Sharpes article – Part One This is the first part summary taken from William Sharpes paper in Walking Bodies (2020), on reading the paper, I started to find alignment with my work which Sharpe (2020) talked about. The first statement Sharpe ponders is whether; ‘walking art offers its proponents a choice;Continue reading “The sight of the walker”

Vanishing Stones

I have been reading and listening to conversations with land artists such as Richard Long and Hamish Fulton, both are walking artists who create art in the landscape. I felt that I needed the tacit knowledge to explore first hand, the phenomenological experience of creating art, being in the landscape. Thinking about space and place,Continue reading “Vanishing Stones”