Author: freyjasewell

Forest Exhibition

During my residency with Ainin I experimented with how we think about anexhibition, in a time when traditional galleries are closed and inaccessible tothose under lockdown, can we have an exhibition under a leaf instead? I invited the other artists who where also on the […]

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BioSpaceship

BioSpaceship_Control Room Year 3020. We sorted our shit out. Overcome Covid, systemic racism, climate change and all the other numerous serious issues that beset us in 2020. Human live in near perfect symbiotic balance (true perfection or balance is impossible within a chaotic and beautifully […]

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Ainin Art Residency Journal

Day 1 Started the day by meeting everyone else on the residency, my last chance to talk to the group before silence! Really happy to have been teamed up with the group. The caravan is cold, kind of worried that is going to be hard, […]

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MOSS

This project started 8 years ago, when I wandered the deep, green, mossy forest of Yakushima. From this far off place I retained my love of moss, and this love has transformed in lockdown into this new series. Learning to Listen is a sci fi […]

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ConsciousCouture

Face masks can be uncomfortable. They can be sweaty and hot, they block the laugh, cover the kiss and stifle the smile. I don’t enjoy wearing them in public, but… face masks save lives. Every person you see wearing a mask is making a micro […]

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Key Workers

Using only the materials I happened to have in Lockdown with me I set out to say a visual thank you to all 8 groups of Key Workers. I wanted to turn my suddenly free evenings, weekends and canceled work time into something positive. I […]

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Biophillic Book List Video Blurb…

Freyja Sewell is obsessed… with Biophilic design, how can our increased knowledge of the natural world help us to create spaces and objects that make people feel better. For anyone craving green and wanted to know more about why, she will share her favourite books […]

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The Triptych and The Stewards

Researchers at the Nippon Medical School in Japan compared data on the percentage of forest coverage in all prefectures and cancer mortality rates provided by the Ministry of Health. Even after they had controlled for smoking and socioeconomic factors, higher forest coverage within prefectures provided […]

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Invisible Wellness

“The contemplative mind is overwhelmed by the noisy worlds mechanical busyness” Leo Marx The Machine in the Garden We are increasingly worried, some might say terrified, about what our machines are doing to our minds. There is good reason for this as technology does, and […]

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