November 2014 Hit The Ground Running was a recent graduate residency.
Northumbria University BA 2014
Project 1: November 2014
Current practice simultaneously explores an interest within the forest landscape, its architecture, and its purpose; as viewed from the perspective of a city dweller.
The work searches for an intersection between an existing reality and a fictional space, endeavouring to stand as a backdrop - an unresolved facade onto which a narrative or occurrence could perhaps be projected.
Lauren came to Allenheads with the intention of exploring the plantation forests and disclosing mans thinly veiled management of the local ecosystem.
What can appear to an outsider to be something wild or natural is essentially managed/controlled.
What she produced was a response to the apparently acceptable activity of hunting for those who reside in a rural community - ‘Game’.