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Reading Between The Limes
13 October 2018, 15:55

81 trees are to be felled in Walthamstow Town Square to make way for retail and luxury housing development. This will change this area drastically. I am one of 16 artists putting on an exhibition to respond to this awful situation.

For this exhibition I have produced three small wood engravings: choosing to work in black and white, like text on a page, giving a small voice to those who have none.

Mimas tiliae: The Lime Hawk Moth
Is a resident who
When the lime trees are cut down
Will be forced to flee
For its life

Flight of the Refugees
For residents who are able
When the lime trees are cut down
Will be forced to flee
Their homes
As refugees

Extinguished: Forever
For residents who are not able
When the lime trees are cut down
Their lives will be

When did man loose his ancestoral knowledge and understanding of the interconnectedness of all life and our place within the natural order? The thrum of the Climate Change drum is becoming ever louder.

He is heading for a fall.

The exhibition runs from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 October - at Winns Gallery, Lloyd Park.
For all details please visit my events page.