Walking through the Dalby Forest becomes a conversation with nature.

In my work for SelfScapes I explore our relationship with the natural world – a voyage of discovery which in turn enables us to become more aware of ourselves. This creates a SelfScape – a keener sense of self and our part in the wider ecology of place which in turn can help with our own and the community’s sense of health and wellbeing.

One of the more surprising things to come out of the Covid-19 pandemic has been a sharper awareness of, and respect for, the natural world. I hope that the work for Dalby Forest will help ensure that this appreciation doesn’t disappear as soon as the world gets back to normal – indeed to make certain that, into the future, we develop a more sustainable way of living, caring for and engaging with our environment and the communities within it.