“The biodiversity crisis is real and urgent. But – and this is the crucial point – it is not too late. To transition to a sustainable world, we need to tread more lightly on the planet. Until then, we are essentially robbing future generations of their inheritance.” Prof Andy Purvis, Natural History Museum, London.
(Purvis, The Guardian online 3.6.20)
My blog is a mix – some posts discuss the concepts behind my projects, others introduce you to my philosophies and passion in our changing world. These more discursive posts I intend to add to as the year progresses. Please do contact me with your comments.
Re-wilding land and photography! On a day when ‘more than 100 experts, academics and public figures are calling on the royal family to ‘re-wild’ their land‘, I return some photographs of flowers back to the sites from which I had made the images. I explore more ways to re-wild my image making as well as… Read more 2021 JULY Re-Wilding Photography →
December 2020 I was delighted my submission to haus-a-rest was accepted for publication in their online zine. https://haus-a-rest.squarespace.com/blog/deep-ecology-philosophy-for-the-21st-century-by-veronica-m-worrall Image: Mock up sample of gallery exhibition of Project Unseen by Veronica M Worrall My article drew upon my research into early philosophy around ecology, particularly the thinking of Arne Naess (1912-2009). This philosophy accepts our inter… Read more Deep Ecology in 21st Century →
November 2020 Article published on climateculture.net Pleased to have my photo essay based around my image making during lockdown has been published. My musings endeavour to tackle my mixed emotions about lockdown and the latest predictions of climate change and diversity. See screen shot of website below. PLEASE Click on this link for full read… Read more 2020 Project Stay Re-Connected →
July 2020. Recent professional Portfolio Reviews have been encouraging and I have a number of options for taking my art forward. My work is considered Fine Art recognising the textual quality and my intention to express my ideas rather than taking realistic documentary photography. My love of the countryside and shore lines, which, together with… Read more My Art Direction and Invitation for Collaboration →
This was an experimental environmental project which became a piece of performance art. The creative process becoming part of the story. It took almost a year to produce. I recorded time on-site with an old polaroid camera and latterly, during lockdown, I filmed a presentation of the images in my greenhouse – 1 min film… Read more Project Unseen – UCA Degree Project →
October 2020 Sunshine no longer enticing me to make new cyanotypes so I turned to edit my filming of the magical sound and colours of the process. Do take 7 minutes out of your busy schedules and sit back and enjoy ‘Sounds of the Colour Blue’! This is not a show-how film … more a… Read more 2020 – Trialling Alternative Photography →
Looking back I recollect that in February I renewed my travel vaccines, as I prepared for a photographic tour of a lifetime to the Galapagos Islands. Shops were trading, restaurants were serving and I had just visited the RA’s exhibition, Eco-Visionaries. But within a month everything changed, we were occupying a new space in a… Read more 2020 – Reflections as Lockdown Eases →
My adventure of a lifetime…and what an adventure – unexpected land encounters with polar bear, walrus attack on our rubber dinghy and a Force 10 MAYDAY callout. Nevertheless in 2017 climate change was evident – glaciers calving and animals waiting for snow and ice. It was much too warm. I have selected a further range… Read more Arctic Expedition →
Exploring how a space becomes a place I reviewed a project I had undertaken eight years ago when I made an HLF Oral History film about WW11. The area around Sudbourne, Suffolk UK was commandeered during the war as a Battle Training Area. I had interviewed a number of past residents of Sudbourne who were… Read more WWII Battle Training Area →
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Welcome to my website - an excursion into my art and experimental photography.9 Articles