This past year or so I have become a creature of the woods, retreating into this damp and luminous place which wraps itself around me like a friend.
I watch the wildlife and it watches me. Sometimes I think there is mutual curiosity. I wonder about their experience of me, of their world.
My approach to this project has been to enquire into aspects of myself through a series of playful wildlife self-portraits with accompanying ‘identification’ swatch book. They are based (mostly…) on the creatures I encounter in these woods and are inspired by imagination, fact, folklore, poetry and prose - and by what I am continuously learning about myself from watching the wildlife that is in me….
My first attempt at creating a lightbox to exhibit WildLife series. The series was exhibited with a play on wildlife 'identification' cards in swatch book style - hung next to the images to accompany and create something a little interactive - search for the creature and read the interpretation... View the full series HERE