War
 on
 the
 Landscape

War on the Landscape

 

The physical remnants of war are still visible in the landscape sixty years on from the end of World War Two. These physical reminders, sometimes hidden, of a war torn Britain contrast starkly with the beauty and peace of the Dorset landscape today.  From tangled metal to concrete shapes and forms the erosion of these objects reflects nature’s ability to reclaim the

 

An interesting dichotomy arises when the perception of these objects changes with the passing of time; from necessary utilitarian features of conflict to historical landmarks whose survival with in the landscape has warranted their preservation.

 

These photographs attempt to record a landscape that continues to evolve and change and absorb man’s impact upon it.