Arcadia has often been referred to in popular culture as an unobtainable utopian vision. A fictional land that is depicted as fertile and bountiful of Edenic proportions. Held aloft by artists, poets and playwrights as a vision of purity and perfection. Now, tragically corrupted and lost somehow, it remains lodged in our collective psyche as a touchstone. In this, his first monograph, Ian Howorth looks to use this existing cultural framework to explore his personal connections to his own utopian ideal of ‘home’. Having moved home many times as a child before finally settling in Britain, his relationship with this […]
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