Cycling, holidays, good food. Wildflowers, fresh produce, fun walks. Farming, craftspeople, early morning roosters. The word ‘countryside’ means different things to different people, but deprivation, conflict, and communities struggling to evolve in the modern world may not spring to mind so easily. Photographer Oliver Udy introduces his decade-long portrait project exploring cultural change in rural areas across Europe.
Rosanna Morris’s linocut and woodcut illustrations are traditional yet contemporary, delicately floral and yet full of the power and strength of revolution. Her creative process is rooted in community, and she aims to bring people together through her work. We spoke to the Bristol-based printmaker, illustrator, allotment grower and mother about sowing the seeds of change through her art.