Show Us Colonsay by Sophie Gerrard

I’m an island lover, certainly. Having visited and photographed many of Scotland’s islands, I had never been to Colonsay. It’s a place I’ve heard so much about from friends and colleagues. So it was a wonderful opportunity to visit for a Document Scotland project this May. My approach is always to gravitate towards people, after […]

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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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