‘Rural Borders’ explores the English landscape showing evidence of human existence through man-made pathways and structures. They pierce the vulnerable scenery leaving blemishes that over time inevitably become one with the surroundings.
The series explores the visual aesthetic of the silhouette within an urban landscape. The interaction between sunlight and moving figures takes place before us resulting in a wonderful array of shadows.
A Syrian girl studying in Birmingham stops to talk about the recent massacre that happened that morning in Homs before continuing her solo protest against the British government for non intervention. On Saturday 4th February 2012 more than 260 people were reported to have been killed as a result of Syrian government troops bombing the protest hub. Since the conflict began in March 2011 it is estimated at least 93,000 people have been killed. (1)