She Saw the Light
"Landscape Figures" explores the relationship between organic human figures and a notional 'wild landscape'.
“Tribes once lived and fought in these ancient hills, hiding out from those in the lowlands below. There is a stark loneliness about this place, you rarely see other walkers at all, even in summer, but especially at this far flung crag.
When I first noticed her she had been silently climbing the rock onto it’s flat top, an then she crouched down, only her head moving to watch all about her. Then she arose, her slender body illuminated by a blast of late afternoon light. She turned to the light and lifted onto her toes before calling out into the breeze - “I can’t believe this, I am 25, I am alone on a mountain top and I am completely NAKED! This is AMAZING!” She slowly rotated her body to feel the warmth over every inch of her skin, revelling in the sensuous experience of presenting her womanhood to the sun and savouring the warm air flowing over her. This woman was at home on the hills, she feels the rock, she needs the space, she is at one with her mountain”
“Although the nude is vital to the project and integral within the images, the images are not just ‘nudes’ – they are landscapes and stories. In a way they are just simple, beautiful, dreamlike visual questions”.