Interested in exploring the complex social and cultural identity of the British Countryside this project focuses on the A465 ‘heads of the valley’ road. This dividing road forms an unofficial border between rural and industrial South Wales. Its creation has been continually developed since the early 00’s and has seen further development with the help of European funding. By traversing the landscapes either side of the road I sought to inject a contemporary view of the British countryside. Working with reflective and open imagery that gives the viewer space to think whilst finding a balance between evidence and lyricism; it is in this dialogue that the work was made.



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