March 12, 2021
Janet Laurence spoke with Tiarney Miekus from Art Guide about being a female artist dealing with nature, and what it means to create ecological art in a time of great environmental threat.
Janet Laurence: “Initially my art had evolved through an interest in elemental matter and alchemy. There were a whole lot of reasons for that; one was a feminist reason, another was a love of the process of things evolving and changing in time, and the being of matter and its transformation. I wanted to have this more conceptual overview of looking at how we dealt with our environment, nature and landscape. Somehow, that made me want to look inside the landscape rather than at the landscape in a picturesque way.” Read More.