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Photo Gallery: Sense of Here, Harriet and Rob Fraser, Grizedale Forest Galleries, Cumbria

October 5, 2020 Art, Arts Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Sense of Here, Harriet and Rob Fraser, Grizedale Forest Galleries, Cumbria
Harriet and Rob Fraser placing_the_sense_of_here_peom_canvas_in_the_fells_above_buttermere_in_october_2019

Has the COVID-19 lockdown inspired a renewed love of the outdoors? If so, a new poetic and thought-provoking exhibition at Grizedale Forest Galleries might be your cup of tea.

Sense of Here by Harriet and Robert Fraser was born from walking, slow time outdoors and in-depth enquiries into different elements of landscape. It offers an invitation to see a familiar place from a new perspective and to ask: what next?

The exhibition depicts a year of walking, camping and interviews with experts in different fields of knowledge. Through photography, poetry and installations and creative mapping, it brings together a variety of landscapes and multiple viewpoints and embraces the challenge of making meaningful change. Considering the environmental pressures of a changing climate and declining biodiversity, Sense of Here asks how do we work together and go forward? 

Main image: Harriet and Rob Fraser placing the Sense of Here poem canvas in the fells above Buttermere in October 2019. 

Sense of Here: the feeling and knowing of place by Harriet and Rob Fraser is at Grizedale Forest Galleries in Cumbria until December 13, 2020. 

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