1 September - 4 September
Taking form in 6 soil craters in an off-balanced modular constellation, Enclosure (2022) considers nature’s entrapment within our urban landscape and societies increasing alienation from the natural world.
Nestled between paving and tarmac, brickwork and railing, plant life struggles to keep up with the rapid advancement of the human rat race and its lust for expansion. Situated on top of buildings or gated off into privatised gardens, our relationship with green space has become that of ‘want’ rather than ‘need’.
It was the Romans that laid the foundations of our urban landscape in England, paving the way to its growth and empire. When the first brick was laid, our shoes were no longer muddy. Was this the moment we started to distance ourselves from our natural environment and enclosure began?