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Jul, 2018

prospect refuge hazard 2 by Helen Sear

Sat, 14th Jul to Sun, 28th Oct
Hestercombe Gardens,
Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
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This exhibition presents a new and recent body of work by internationally acclaimed artist Helen Sear, whose practice can be characterised by her exploration of the crossover between photography and fine art and her focus on the co-existence of the human, animal and natural worlds. Consisting of works made since 2015 it is her most ambitious exhibition in the UK to date. The Hestercombe Gallery is open every day 11 – 5pm  
Oct, 2018

Disrupted Views: seminar with artist Helen Sear

Tue, 2nd Oct at 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Hestercombe Gardens,
Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton,SomersetTA2 8LGUnited Kingdom
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Referring to the title of Helen Sear’s current exhibition in Hestercombe Gallery, Prospect Refuge Hazard 2, and drawing on the theory posited by Jay Appleton in his 1975 book The Experience of Landscape, this seminar will consider contemporary links between beauty and survival, in the context of the works in the exhibition, the history of landscape gardens and more broadly our human relationships with the surrounding environment. Artist Helen Sear will be joined by French academic Dr Laurent Ch√Ętel, Professor…