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“Nature does not know extinction; all it knows is transformation.  Everything science has taught me, and continues to teach me, strengthens my belief in the continuity of our spiritual existence after death.”

Wernher von Braun

 

 

Lines of Connection –  elements of private rituals – transactions with the land, tokens, gifts, offerings. These artefacts and substances, once removed from their own potent environments, and secreted far from human habitation,  somehow accumulate their own mythic circumstances.

 

 

Yew Walker – labyrinthine path-walking, secret location, Kingley Vale, Chichester

A wagtail’s secret cache – left at the Covenanter’s Grave, Lanarkshire

Hawthorn root tied with straw – left at Shunner Fell, North Yorkshire

Tumble of stones on watered earth –  left at Prior’s Coppice, Rutland

Collected from hollows, dried, connected – left at Salcey Forest, Northamptonshire

Raw berries on Reindeer Lichen – left at Grey Whethers Standing Stones, Postbridge, Dartmoor

Cremated remains of  fox – Croft Ambrey Hill Fort, Herefordshire (not yet completed)

Glacier water encapsulated – left at Black Clough, Derbyshire

Assembled feathers of Kittiwake, Fulmar, Razorbill, Herring Gull, (and Turf Maze Walk) -left at Julian’s Bower, Lincolnshire

Ash Leaf Skeleton – left at Grimspound, Dartmoor

Storm water encapsulated – left at Newgrange, County Meath

Phallic Stone(Fascinus) (left in situ), Kielderhead, Northumberland

Sea-Mist Walk – shoreline walk, Lindisfarne, Northumberland (not yet completed)

Turf Maze Walk – Charlecote Park , Warwickshire

Bale of Bell Heather, tied with seagrass – left at Rannoch Moor, Highlands

Assemblage of Sphagnum and Cloudberries (left in situ),  Whitelee Moor, Northumberland 

Three Chaffinch egg shells filled with dried worm casts  – left at Leash Fen, Derbyshire

Small, circular gritstone trail – created and left at Bleaklow, Derbshire

 

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