Forsinard, from the series 'The Flows' © Sophie Gerrard 2018

The Flows by Sophie Gerrard

In 2018 I began a project focussing on the gentle and undulating peatlands of the Flow Country, exploring this starkly beautiful landscape in Caithness and Sutherland, the people who work there, and something of its social and cultural history. When I was a child, the vast, flat land known as the Flow Country was an area of Scotland […]

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from the series The Flows © Sophie Gerrard 2018

A Contested Land: Behind the lens #3

In the lead up to our forthcoming exhibition A Contested Land opening at the Martin Parr Foundation in Bristol on 15th January 2019, each of the Document Scotland photographers gives an insight into their work, this week Sophie Gerrard talks about her new and ongoing work The Flows. As a young child, one of my […]

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A Contested Land

A Contested Land – new work and exhibition from Document Scotland.  Set against the current political backdrop, Document Scotland’s four photographers examine the complex relationships between the nation’s people, history and landscape. Showing at The Martin Parr Foundation, 15th January 2019 – 16th March 2019. “The Foundation supports and preserves the legacy of photographers who […]

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