The rural mythologies of English country life

By Brennavan Sritharan

It took Andy Sewell five years to photograph the fragment of green that is Hampstead Heath, and given that its “ancient trees, tall grass and thickets dense enough to get lost in” cover just a couple of square miles, it was some investigation. For this British photographer, endgame is long in the forging. Instead, he begins with “an attraction; something I feel confused about, and making the work is the process of finding some coherence within that”.

For his latest undertaking, he has set about unravelling the myths, histories and impressions encircling the English countryside. Once again the venture …read more

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