woodland dwellings by ellie davies woodland dwellings by ellie davies
jan 22, 2013

woodland dwellings by ellie davies

‘the dwellings 10’, 2012 c-type lightjet print 60cm x 90cm image © ellie davies

 

 

london-based artist ellie davies explores our relationship with nature through a series of structures created using a variety of traditional and experimental techniques. the sculptures are fabricated using materials gathered from the forest floor – once completed, they function as symbols representing a creative process in which the artist introduces herself to the environment ephemerally and non-invasively. after some time, the ‘dwellings’ settle into the surrounding space and take on their own personality – they are consequently photographedin their evolved state. the nest-like forms are intended as a way of mark-making and investigate the concept of building in order to provide shelter, sanctuary, seclusion, and play.

 

 

‘the dwellings 4’, 2012 c-type lightjet print 60cm x 90cm image © ellie davies

 

 

‘the dwellings 3’, 2012 c-type lightjet print 60cm x 90cm image © ellie davies

 

 

‘the dwellings 11’, 2012 c-type lightjet print 60cm x 90cm image © ellie davies

 

 

‘dwellings 1’, 2011c-type lightjet print 60cm x 90cm image © ellie davies

 

 

  • Your return to the womb ???

    Paedra says:
  • What a bunch of derivative crap. Andy Goldsworthy and John Ireland would turn in their respective graves – if they were dead!

    andrew leicester says:
  • Thanks for sharing. These are great.

    Dominic says:
  • so peaceful!

    peen says:
  • oh they look so one way..

    Mare says:
  • Like to see the inside. If I was lost in the woods, I most certainly would want this artist with me.

    Lou says:

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