In a series of photographs taken over 10 years and collected into a thoroughly beautiful book called Settlements, London-based artist David Spero presents a dreamlike vision of a future where humans live in close harmony with Nature, in homes made of wood and grass, canvas and mud. It is these photographs of a small number of individuals and communities, quietly building and exploring alternative land-based, low-impact ways of living, that form the basis of an exhibition of Spero’s work at Kestle Barton, Cornwall.

The lifestyle Spero documents is not new, and neither is the friction between ...


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