‘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.

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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