By Tessa Bunney on 22 September 2008
On my recent trip to Romania I visited as many people who appear in the Hand to Mouth book as possible to give them a copy. Sadly one old lady we called in on in Oncesti had died this spring, but here beekeeper Ioan Tivadar and his wife view the book at their bee hives in Glod.
At the moment the Maramures landscape looks much the same as it always has. The old people are still making hay, picking plums and growing vegetables. Everyone we spoke to has at least…
By Tessa Bunney on 16 September 2008
A portfolio of images from Hand to Mouth has recently been published in the latest issue of Daylight magazine #7, Agriculture in U.S.
Featuring portfolios by: Michael Ableman, Wout Berger, Tessa Bunney, Jason Houston, Raoul Kramer, Eduardo Martino, Peter Menzel, Brad Phalin, Heinrich Riebesehl, Munem Wasif
Scientists are only now beginning to tell us what many traditional farmers have always known: small crops of vegetables grown in mixed plots can be produced without chemicals, more efficiently and with richer supplies of nutrients than industrially grown crops. This edition of Daylight features a diverse range of photographic representations of agricultural practice…
By Tessa Bunney on 14 September 2008
A recent commission from the Guardian to photograph the Mainline Border Collie Centre in Bingley was published yesterday in the Guardian Weekend supplement England’s Cityscapes, a guide to weekend breaks, pp38-9
By Tessa Bunney on 11 September 2008
I’m excited to announce that I am one of four North Yorkshire Artists selected to take part in phase one of Connections North, an International Residency Exchange Project in Jyvaskyla, Central Finland in October. Organised by Art Connections (http://www.art-connections.org.uk) the project involves a proposed international residency programme for four North Yorkshire artists and four Finnish artists and is supported by Arts Council England and the Finnish partner organisations.
By Tessa Bunney on 9 September 2008
Welcome to my new blog where you can find out about latest projects, exhibitions and publications of my work.