When we talk about nature and its conservation, or reducing our impact on the environment and ecosystems, our language betrays our disconnect because we are part of those systems.
Undertaking this research and practicehas uncovered – revealed – exposed-layers of hidden histories of harm which are embedded in the shape and form of the landscape of Penwyllt (Wild Headland). I have explored that landscape through meditation, writing poetry, collecting, sculpting, casting and photography which has enabled me to move beyond harm to hope.
As Evangelia Basdekis has said: “There is no gap between humans and nature.”
We are nature, both light and shadow.