Norfolk's Seventh Sense? Guestwick. © T. Ashwin.
Norfolk's Seventh Sense?
'The living skin of the land is our seventh sense, a vast repository of memory of what, as a species, we have felt and done and dreamed.'
Richard Mabey, Fencing Paradise: reflections on the myths of Eden (2005)
Using photographic imagery, an archaeologist documents his attempts at deepening his acquaintance with his ‘home territory’: North Norfolk and the Norwich area. After many years of study, how well does he really know it?
For more information about this developing project, please visit:
TG 060 277: Guestwick, site of prehistoric barrow, NHER 12800
August 2006. Reality check.
Collaged digital image, 6299px x 6267px
Artist: Trevor Ashwin
Other works in the series are based on a barrow ditch at Caister St Edmund, St Gile's multi-storey car park in Norwich, a Neolithic causewayed enclosure at Salthouse, a World War Two radar tower at Salthouse and the churchyard at Wood Dalling.