Re-Wilding the Wordhoard is a collaborative project that celebrates dialects from across the British Isles and honours a sense of place through the use of carved boulders, woodcuts and writing. It brings together the work of letter-carver Jo Sweeting, writer Tanya Shadrick and author Louisa Thomsen Brits. For the first carved piece, the three women found a large chalk boulder high on the South Downs and carved into it words from the Sussex dialect. These included ‘foundle’, meaning ‘anything found on a Sussex hillside’. ‘Foundle’ is also the name of the project. The trio are now bringing the concept ...


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