Entry Title: "Fire mountains"
Name: Joseph Wright , United Kingdom
Category and Expertise: Abstract, Non-Professional


Entry Description: Between 1730 and 1736, Lanzarote was ripped apart by a series of volcanic eruptions that would leave the island geographically scarred; the ‘Fire Mountains’. A period of great hardship for the islanders, a time of torment for those that lived it, horror for those that did not survive; buried by metres of ash and lava. With this series I seek to retell the story of that time through visual abstraction of the actual landscape itself. The images themselves were made on location, with the elements themselves – the rock and ore.

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