Feet – ‘the view southward’

To get participants started I gave some suggestions of photos they might take of their surroundings. One of these was the view towards their feet/shoes. I made these four paintings (acrylic on paper) based on those photos. I found the images quite touching and they reminded me of how you inevitably focus on your own body while staying in the room and how the same repeated views can sometimes feel relentless. But there was humour too in Debbie (top left) sending a photo of her newly-painted blue toenails…

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