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O Lovely Wanderer of the Trackless Hills

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silver gelatin print 88 x 106 cm. edition 3+1 AP

Title is a line from 'The Haunted Tree' (W. Wordsworth). Wordsworth was often critiqued for being evasive or denying the social and political context of the early 19th century. "The Haunted Tree" contains a vision of men and women living in harmony in an unspoilt nature. It is, to all appearances, a "green" poem, because it discovers social community in a landscape of peace. The ground is not raped, the soil not exploited—and neither are the people who live close to it. And this balance between humans and the natural environment that they have nurtured is explicitly opposed to other, exploitative, kinds of relationship both within human society and between humans 

Sounds almost ecological but Wordsworth's view on ecology was not a green one as we know it. "The Haunted Tree" may endorse an ecological balance, but it conceives that balance in terms of traditionalist and hierarchical eighteenth-century models—models that presume the continuing social and political inferiority of rural laborers and of women. Wordsworth's "green" England is a conservative and unequal place, a place in which order and continuity come before liberty and change.

And that often is the problem with the Romantic movement. In a direct reading we see a lot of elements that resonate with us and seem to confirm contemporary ecological theories. But if we look closer at the context and the philosophical background of much of it, we cannot simply transfer their thoughts and works into a 21st century setting. 


Float frame 92 x 110 cm, solid beechwood oiled, inside painted black. The print is waxed so it's protected against accidental moisture and environmental degradation.

More info on our in-house-made frames here.

 

Sku: Usually ships within 3 business days
Framing
€1,850.00
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Kurt is a photographer mainly interested in anthropology, landscape philosophy, cultural heritage and the historical dimensions of photography.

He works on several large projects at the same time. Recurrent themes are contemporary romanticism, urbanisation, nomads, spirituality & ecology.

His work is exhibited in Belgium, France, & Russia and is in several museum- & private collections. 

www.kurtderuyter.com