Man on a beach

Man on a beach is a fascinating and refreshing project which is simply trying to capture what beaches mean to people around the UK. The camera is pointed on a beach goer and the question “What does the beach mean to you…?” is asked. In answer people recall their emotions, perceptions and hopes about their beach.…

Making the invisible visible

We have just dug this visually provocative project out the archives: The Water Treatment Plant. Bruce Davies is an Cornish artist motivated by the history of landscape and its changing use. Bruce undertook a year long (2007-2008) artist residency with the National Trust (NT). During this residency Bruce explored the issues of water pollution, visitor…

Sustainable farming around Loe Pool

In December 2013 Geography students from University of Exeter were guided around Chyvarloe Farm bordering Loe Pool by Paul Parfitt (farmer), Jeremy Clitherow (HLS advisor for Chyvarloe farm) from Natural England, Dr Mike Leyshon and Timothy Walker from the University of Exeter. The students were studying how a sustainable farm works in contemporary Britain. In particular the role of…