Tokens of Her Slavery

This small book in an edition of thirteen was composed as a reaction to some unnatural gardening practices, observed in China and Britain.

Keeping plants tied up, tied down, strung out and contorted, seems to belong to a way of thinking which cheerfully ignores feelings, whether they are human feelings, animal feelings, or plant feelings.

The home of a wealthy Victorian Industrialist, with it's walled fruit garden and symbols of power, provided the 19th century iron vine eye, which is attached to garden string to bind the book. The house is at the centre of an ex coal mining area in west Yorkshire.
Who would confine us?

The title refers to Schopenhauer's writing about nature.

ONE REMAINING 11 x 9cms on cartridge paper with card cover.

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