ARBORETUM: The art of trees; the Arborealists and other artists │ Royal West of England Academy → 8 March 2015

“Seḷbretñ Bristl’z yir az Yṛpiyn Grīn Capitl, ɖ RWA lwnčz its wintrprôgram on a fitñli grīn ʈīm, wɖ Āḅrītm, xplorñ ɖ rič histri v ɖ tri in āt. Hir, bnʈ ɖ šêd n šeltr v târñ truncs, amdst nāld rūts n līfi caṇpiz, ɖ riyl n ɖ imajind sit sîdbîsîd trnsfwmñ ɖ RWA’z mn gaḷriz intu a wŭdd hinṭland.

Drōñ on ɖ rmantc tṛdišn in āt, alñsd ic̣lojicl išuz – sč az Jūłn Peri’z invstigešn intu xperimntl foristrīwrc in Ʈri Polādz Āḅrītm inttwînz āt n invîrnmnt, capčrñ a vri Britiš simbl v lîf n rnywl. Âr triz, lîc ruinz, imbodi histri, ẇč pruvz t b a cnsistnt ʈred ɖt runz ʈrt č ātist’s wrc. Dan Hêz cmpozz pêntñz ɖt rflct ɖ lo-reẓlušn apiṛns v ŕli dijitl ftogṛfi, bildñ p an imij wɖ a siriz v indivijl pixlz. In a similr vein, Hana Mêbanc’s epic txčrd srfisz r cnstructd v delic̣t leyrz v pênt ovr lêtx, bilt p in strāta lîc ɖ cýld cnsntric srclz ɖt lî bnʈ ɖ britl bāc v a tri. Ɖz sductv leyrz v pīlñ pênt r sjstv v a vast histri intumd bnʈ.

Jo Bari, Tim Crêvn n Sīlia d’Sera’z dītêled pen-n-ñc drōñz dpict ɖ minyša v triz, fṛm ɖ mnstroṣti v fwḷn truncs t sceḷtl brančz, ẇrz Royl Acaḍmišn Anṭni Ẇišw emz t capčr ẇt h rfrz t az a jenṛl trīṇs. Fīčrñ fifti šêdz v grīn, Fiona MacIntîr, Mišel Duvi n Abi Crêmr capčr ɖ fabric v ɖ forist in sriyl tecniculr, fýld bî ɖ mytd taṗstri v Fiona Hñstn’z trīsceps dragd fṛm ɖ ŕʈ in sýl n čācôl.

Memri n obẓvešn r cwld upn t criet plêsz bʈ riyl, rmmbrd n imajind. Crt Jacsn’z scord n scračt dpiẋnz v wŭdḷnd cmbîn ɖ scrubi, windblastd cops v Scyjac in West Cwnẉl wɖ ɖ rič foristintirı̣r v Ašcm nir Baʈ, infwmd bî memriz v Jacsn’z býhd spent xplorñ ɖ sqiṛl n je fild ôcwŭdḷndz v Hātf̣dšr. In contrast Jema Aplbi’z dsqaytñ forist landscêp, puncčuetd bî ɖ ṣprîzñ prezns v cantilīvrd rūftops, inspîrd bî ɖ Ynisn hâzz v Franc Lýd Rît, rlîz on a sens v ilužn t criet an imajind plês. Hir, cōt smẇr btwn ɖ trītop caṇpi n foristflor hañz a vri Britiš blend v fact n fôclor, miʈ n majc, culčr n conṣvešn – âr past n âr fyčr.

Āḅrītm foloz on fṛm ɖ critcli aclemd n hîli popylr Undr ɖ Grīnwŭd – Picčrñ ɖ Britiš Tri at St Bāb Myziym n Ātgaḷri. Rprîzñ ʈīmz fṛm ɖ cntmprri eḷmnt v ɖs šo it xplorz ɖ impwtns v ɖ tri az a rič n vîtl subjct fr āt, fīčrñ wrc fṛm membrz v ɖ Ābwrı̣lists: Jema Aplbi, An Ānld, Greym Ānld, Mẹri An Êtūn-Elis, Joana Bari, Filipa Bīl, Jon Blandi, Hana Brân, Gari Colcluf, Tim Crêvn, Sīła d’Sera, Mišel Duvi, Dan Hêz, Abi Crêmr, Fiona Luis, Fiona MacIntîr, Hana Mêbanc, Alixandr Pemḅtn, Jūłn Peri, Lezli Slît n RWA Acaḍmišnz Nic̣la Bīlñ, Mātin Benʈm, Crt Jacsn, Hawd Fips, Mîcl Pwtr, Anṭni Ẇišw n Līsa Rît.

Āḅrītm wl b šowñ at ɖ RWA in cnjunẋn wɖ Ɖ Britiš Wîldlîf Ftogṛfi Awōdz 2014: A Seḷbrešn v Britiš Wîldlîf. Ɖs lwnčz ɖ stāt v a prôgram v invirnmntli fôc̣st xibišnz at ɖ RWA ingejñ wɖ nêčr n landscêp t seḷbret ɖ stāt v Bristl’z yir az ɖ Grīn Capitl.”

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