of the Brecon Beacons
Peak & Brecon Beacons National Park Authority, 2016
visualises the many layers of the Brecon Beacons
environment during winter. This colour chart, created
during a six-week residency in the National Park,
represents the complex and unique relationships between
agriculture, tourism, industry, ecology, culture and
economy; some of the colours complement
each other whilst others clash. A different season and
location would result in a radically different
is an attempt to reflect the realities of living and
working in the Brecon Beacons;
the stuff that goes on behind the observed veneer of
Rebecca Spooner, Arts Development Manager, Peak.
series of 96 colours make up the
range looking at the ecology, geology, economics, industry
and history of the Brecon Beacons National Park referencing
subjects such as climate change, affordable housing, value
and impact of visitors to the Park and the things that make
the Park unique.
Colours of Climate Change
Seven of the
colours referencing climate change were made into paints
and used on the gallery walls at the Peter Scott Gallery in
Lancaster during the
exhibition in 2016.
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